Category Archives: Places we’ve lived before

The dream (that nearly became a nightmare) is over

Hello again my dear reader, we’re back in Europe, safely in the care of my in-laws. It’s too early yet to reflect on what happened in Bermuda, how things changed from a dream of a better lifestyle to a place … Continue reading

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The tanks are filling up

Hello again my dear reader, I had a weird feeling yesterday when it started to rain. Like I’ve said before, when it rains here, it pours. But, my only thought yesterday wasn’t how I was annoyed at the rain because … Continue reading

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Shopping before Bermuda day

Hello again my dear reader, tomorrow is Bermuda Day, the annual May 24th holiday. On this day each year, there is a race and a parade in Bermuda. Since it’s a holiday and this is Bermuda, not London or a … Continue reading

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The pleasure of being “homeless”

Hello again my dear reader, one of the best (and worst) things about being Greek, at present, is that however much you may desire to return home, it’s plainly impossible due to the financial situation back home. In effect, that … Continue reading

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Lunchtime in Bermuda and Prague, a comparison

Hello again my dear reader, I was sitting in a busy cafe today having lunch and couldn’t escape from my thoughts of how different lunch time is here in Bermuda to lunch time in Prague. When we were coming to … Continue reading

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Journey to Bermuda, part 2

Hello again my dear reader, this is the second post about the journey from the Czech Republic to Bermuda. We start at 4:15 in the morning from Pisek. After a quick shower and heavy caffeine consumption to survive the journey, … Continue reading

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Journey to Bermuda, part 1

Hello again my dear reader, Our journey begins in Prague on December 26th in the evening and ends in Bermuda on December 28th in the afternoon. As you know if you read the introduction page, we’re a party of 3 … Continue reading

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Goodbye google sites, hello WordPress

Hello my dear reader, and welcome to the new location for our blog! Let me introduce the site owners and our aims from this blog. We’re a family of 3, husband and wife duo of Spiros and Jitka and our … Continue reading

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An unexpected weekend of reminiscence

Hello again my dear reader, I can’t believe how different this post is to what I had expected to be writing, based on the predictions on Friday. While we were anticipating a wash-out, the weekend just gone was actually quite … Continue reading

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I need 1,250 CZK tax refund to break even

Hello again my dear reader, I’m in the unfortunate position of having to do my tax return for 2010. On the one hand, my former employer has hired a company to do this and I don’t have to figure out … Continue reading

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