These past weeks we’ve been very busy bees, working non-stop in and around the house. The yard needed some usual maintenance (weeds) and one border still had to be finished in the same way as the one on the other side (with gravel). I’ve uploaded an album with various “summer” … » full post and pics!
Yesterday, there was an envelope in the mail from the SRNA. I thought, it’s way too early for the exam results, maybe they sent some other info… and if it is about the exam, it’s not good because it’s … » full post and pics!
Woohoooo!!!!!!!!!!! Today Nico got the email that he can do the RN exam! Man, it was getting tight, in 5 weeks we fly! But today the mail came: “We wish to advise you that we have received the necessary documentation. Your file has been assessed by the Registrar, and you … » full post and pics!
Nico passed the IELTS test after all! He was so afraid he failed it.. but today the result came in and they were high enough for his registration! He needed a 6.5 overall and 7 for speaking; he had a 7 overall and an 8 for speaking! YAY for Nico … » full post and pics!
Nico’s paperwork for his RN registration is being assessed by the SRNA right now and March 22nd he did the Academic IELTS test (official English test) in Utrecht. He’s not too positive about the outcome, for it was difficult and he didn’t have enough time for the writing module. We’re … » full post and pics!
Time for a little update!
After taking some time to deal with last year’s losses (I really took some rest in the holiday break and that helped a lot), we continued with our emigration plans after the holidays. For months Nico had been sent from pillar to post about whom … » full post and pics!
May this year bring healing and peace for those who have lost a lot last year. I know I’ve used my Christmas break of almost 2 weeks to rest and relax as much as I could (we visited Ahrweiler for … » full post and pics!
What a year it’s been.. or rather, these past months! This year it’s very hard to get into the Xmas spirit, because within two months time we lost two of our dearest friends in Regina, Canada (the city we want to move to) to cancer. Danny Stephenson passed … » full post and pics!
If you have followed us our travel log, you know it all already 😉 In short… Canada was fantastic, Nico had a very good talk at the Regina hospital and they can offer him a job after he does the Registered Nurse exam. He is currently looking for books and … » full post and pics!