Monthly Archives: July 2018

The Myth of European Driving

One of the great “truths” is that driving in Europe is expensive. My intention today is to bust that myth.

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The $500 Vacuum Cleaner

First of all apologies for missing posting the last week. With the kids off for summer, the whole structure of the week changes dramatically, which means that finding the time to just sit and blog is tough. So we just … Continue reading

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The Longest Three Months

The summer break is long. Kids in the US get out of school around the end of May and don’t go back until around Labor Day; so that works out at three months. When we were living in Houston and … Continue reading

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Brace Yourself for Expenses

The vast majority of US kids have orthodontic work done at some point in their childhood. My gut feeling is that there is a tendency to over brace kids. It seems to be a very American obsession with perfect teeth. … Continue reading

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June Financial Update

Halfway through the year already. The year seems to be flying! Based on the markets for the first six months we can have a reasonable idea of how the year is going to go. Most markets are pretty much flat … Continue reading

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Back From Vacation

So just a short post today to let everyone know we are back from our vacation. It was great to go back to the UK, we ate too much and saw lots of things and got to spend some quality … Continue reading

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