Big news for us …

For a long time I’ve been that duck analogy; attempting to look like I’m calmly paddling on a lake but in reality, my little feet have been paddling furiously under the water. After months [and in reality, a lot longer than that] of dreaming and planning, Robert and I are excited to finally share that we’re leaving our Dublin apartment and are moving to Canada. In 2 weeks!!!

Our rented apartment here in Dublin is sold, Juniper and Toshi are caught up on their vaccinations and vet checks, we start packing this week and we already have an apartment waiting for us in Ottawa [which I cannot explain how excited I am to see IRL].

We’re so excited, but I’m very nervous now. Really nervous. Like, wake up at 04:00 every night and think about the many ways of WTF are we doing?! kind of nervous. I know it’s natural, but I can’t help it. I’m probably so nervous because it would be so much easier to do nothing. It would be easier to stay and not move. And it has been. We’ve done that for a long time. But the reality is it’s no longer easy for us to stay. I’ll share why we’re moving in my next post because it’s the real life behind our move. But for now, we’re excited.
And nervous.
Very nervous.

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  1. Barb_in_GA
    September 13, 2017 / 13:53

    I'm so excited for you! Welcome to the continent!

  2. September 14, 2017 / 14:07

    OMG – that is HUGE news !!!!! :O Firstly, Congratulations 🙂 Thats amazing news – you are going on an adventure and Im ever so slighty (ahem..hugely) jealous – I wish you and the family alllll the best on your journey to lovely Canada and i hope you'll still blog so that we can see all that you get up to 🙂 🙂

    • September 15, 2017 / 12:07

      Oh, just try and stop me! I really can't wait to share our new apartment – it has so much character and has actual real life hardwood floors. And a huge fridge. And a dishwasher. That dishwasher alone is enough to move me from one continent to another.

      Thank you so much 🙂

  3. September 17, 2017 / 07:49

    I'm so so excited about this next adventure – you guys both totally deserve it and I have no doubt you'll love it. Eeeek!! And a new awesome flat to decorate – so so awesome. xxx

    • September 19, 2017 / 12:24

      I knooooooooooow oh we really can't wait to move in! And furnish it entirely in velvet (NO TOUCHING, CORA!). It will be a thing of beauty.