Well what a month we have had!!
You may have noticed we’ve been pretty quiet on the old blog post front. Sorry about that… but life got in the way a little. It happens to us all but things should be a little quieter now meaning we can start updating on what we’ve been doing and where we’ve been with some wonderful posts sharing the delights of the South Pacific with you.
So what have we been up to…
Firstly we did something that kinda goes against the travel loving lifestyle. We set down roots, got ourselves a mortgage and brought a house 😱 So many people said it’s the most stressful thing you can do and I didn’t believe them but oh my word was I wrong to be a non believer. I came to the UK with 1 suitcase 11 years ago and the amount of stuff we moved I don’t know how I ever was able to fit my life into my trusty old blue suitcase.
Secondly we had to move house on a deadline as we were off to Fiji to watch my baby sister and her hubby get married and have a family holiday for two weeks. We were moving and cleaning right up until the night before we flew and with no sleep fo almost a week we collapsed on the plane ready for 37 hours travelling to the South Pacific. I mean there are worst places to have two weeks relaxing. Being so far away from the family we really cherish the time together so everything else gets put on the back burner. We were only really updating our Insta Stories while away so was a bit of a media black out just so we could enjoy every moment with the family. If you managed to see any of our stories let us know what you thought. It’s such an easy way to share on the go.
We’ve just got back today and the jet lag is still very fresh. I’m falling asleep as I write this and wondering how early is to early to go to bed, I’m looking longingly at my photos, I’m thinking of all the blog posts I want to write, I’ still wearing my bikini as underwear and keeping the flip flops on, I’m having cuddles with out house bunny Bruce and avoiding looking at the huge pile of clothes to be washed. The reality of being home hasn’t quite hit yet and I can tell you I’m not looking forward to it but I guess it’s all part of the process. Life can’t be just one big holiday otherwise they wouldn’t be as special when they happen. I love a cheesy quote and this one springs to mind at the moment ‘don’t be sad it’s over, be happy it happened’. I’m really bloody happy it happened. I need to re read this post to get ready for reality on Tuesday
So keep your eyes peeled- posts and wanderlust worthy pictures will be coming your way very soon
10 thoughts on “What a Month!”
Wow, a mortgage and a wedding in Fiji, that is definitely a full on month 🙂 Relating to the jetlag at the moment and I have a cold whinge, whinge 🙂 Enjoy settling into your new home, Melanie!
Thanks Suze! It’s been a manic month but so much fun. Xx
It was so good to see you both looking so happy and gorgeous considering the stressful few months you had beforehand. It is certainly one month that will be remembered for years to come. Congrats on being a house owner and thanks for all the fun we had together in Fiji. Missing you xx. Bula!!
Bula, can we go back yet?? Xx
Yep let’s go now. I’ll happily meet you there ❤️
I feel your pain Melanie, we’re not even back home til Sunday and the post-holiday blues have set in! The only thing I’ll be glad of its not having to wear all of my clothes to keep warm – the opposite problem to you I guess! At least you have your lovely new house to look forward to – and you can start planning the next wander 😁
Em, your adventures look so much fun!! Yes finding it hard not just wearing shorts and flip flops at the mo and the days here are just so grey. Post holiday blues are the pits 😥 enjoy the last few days of your hols. Xx
Oh wow, what a month indeed. I knew you guys were in Fiji for the wedding but buying a house as well!! Congratulations Mel, look forward to reading all about your adventures. Rest up and all the best settling back into routine once again. Xx
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