Just a quick hello to say THANK YOU to everybody who we saw in the last days! Our co-workers, family, neighbours and friends have left us heartwarming presents, cards and words and we had a wonderful time on both the SURPRISE party on Saturday that Els organized (we had NO … » full post and pics!
We thought, let’s just pack it up and go! We managed to move a few things forward and booked flights for Monday, February 18th!!
Brussel – Londen LHR – AC 6663 – 18/02 – 07:25 07:40
Londen LHR – Edmonton – AC 899 – 18/02 – 12:35 14:40
Edmonton … » full post and pics!
YEEEEEAAAHOOOOOOOOWWWW! We got the letter we’ve nervously been waiting for, THE letter, the mother of all letters: the letter from the Canadian Embassy that says our application for the work permits (for both of us) have been approved and we can now travel to Canada!! WOOOOHOOOOOO!!!!
Tomorrow we’ll go book … » full post and pics!
Last Sunday we got the shocking news that Saturday Tim’s dad Jack Roth (74) passed away after a very very short battle (few weeks) with stomach cancer. We will miss him terribly, even though we aren’t even living in Regina yet. We were hoping to be able to count on … » full post and pics!
Yesterday, Nico received the papers for the medical examination from the Canadian Embassy. This morning he made the appointments for next Monday: first to the doctor in Maastricht to pick up a form for the blood test, then at 2pm he has to be at the GGD (a public health … » full post and pics!
Little over a week ago, we finally sent in the applications for our work permits. Yes, WE… even though the employer (read: Nico’s contact at the Human Resources department) had said before they would take care of the work permit on their end, it turned out to be a … » full post and pics!
And.. house sold!! Well, we still have to sign the contract and all, but the first viewers did a bid and we have come to an agreement! And we can stay here until the end of February at the latest. Wow… 4 appointments in one week and sold to … » full post and pics!
Awaiting Nico’s workpermit (we’ll probably have to wait several months), we already put our house up for sale. We made a lot of great pics in and outside of the house with sunny weather and the realtor loved to use those, didn’t even make some of his own. Since … » full post and pics!
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!