Vegemite Vix

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Vegemite Vix
I moved with my three kids, my dog, cat, a guitar and twenty boxes of books, from New Zealand to North Hampshire in the UK in August 2008.
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  • Being Human 3 weeks ago I’ve been watching the excellent UK Series Humans recently – yes, we’re a little late to get these things at the arse end of the world – and, like good books and great films, it’s really made me think. What makes us human? In the series, a race of synthetic humans with Artificial...
  • The Rosie Effect 2 months ago  I’ve seen this book around and heard good things about it and have been wanting to read it for a while so it was with great glee that I spied a copy in The Warehouse on sale for only $9! Woohoo. I’ve started reading it and despite being warned that it takes a while to...
  • Colouring in books 2 months ago When I was a young teen I used to spend many a cold Winter’s day hanging about inside with DoodleArt – a kind of large scale colouring in project kit. Imagine my surprise to learn that at the tender age of 47 my love of colouring in hasn’t left me. Of course it’s the big...
  • Reina Cottier Art 2 months ago Here’s some WordArt that goes above and beyond the typical affirmations we see on Facebook. Reina’s images are magical yet prayerful, soul stirring and soul challenging. I particularly love the angel wings – it really speaks to me. You can find your own special piece on Reina’s website and...
  • Wild at Heart 2 months ago There’s a story in New Zealand history that speaks of the huge journey and sacrifices our settlers made. It goes like this – when the ships entered Wellington harbour and the settlers looked up at the gargantuan bush covered wind swept hills, the disappointment was palpable. It’s said some of... Expat Blog Awards 2012: England Bronze Award!

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Website Reviews » There are 11 reviews on Vegemite Vix

Carole Hallett Mobbs
22:14 PM October 23, 2012

Wonderful writing and inciteful anecdotes. I love this blog, there is never a boring post. It's refreshing to see my home country through the eyes of Vix.

22:42 PM October 23, 2012

I love Vicki's blog. She writes so well and it's really interesting to see here take on life in the UK.

Emma Kaufmann
16:17 PM October 26, 2012

Vix has a wonderful sense of humor and I frequently squirt coffee on my keyboard when reading her posts. As a Kiwi adrift in the rain soaked United Kingdom I do feel her pain and love reading about how she's trying to adapt to England's soggy climes.

16:24 PM October 26, 2012

I love Vicki's take on things. She shares her experiences of life abroad in such a way that her readers are pulled in by her wit and personable style, as if we were tucked into her bag and taken along with her on her journey.

Christine Amorim
13:10 PM November 05, 2012

Fantastic blog, with great variety and a funny outlook on life, makes me smile!

Rachael Lucas
13:39 PM November 05, 2012

I love this blog - travel advice, funny anecdotes, parenting tip, relationship help - Vix has something to say on every subject under the sun and always beautifully written with a great sense of humour.

Jennie Razzaq
13:41 PM November 05, 2012

I enjoy reading vicki's posts, there's always a chuckle, a smile or something to make you stop and think.

14:01 PM November 05, 2012

A lovely blog narrating adapting in a new country

17:41 PM November 05, 2012

Brilliant blog, entertaining and always interesting, seeing the UK through an expats eyes.

Melissa Christie
11:40 AM November 09, 2012

Vicki's blog is often the first thing I read when I wake up in the morning. Her humourous and insightful writing has made me cry, be uplifted, be inspired to do more in this world....and frequently made me laugh!

15:33 PM December 06, 2012

A Kiwi that claims Vegemite?! Us Aussies might as well take the Finn brothers and Pavlova... Setting that aside great blog with a wide mix of topics and discussions. I enjoy catching up on Vegemite Vix when I do my blog reading.

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