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Visa granted!

At last, our visa has arrived - yay!

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After we had finally convinced the immigration office of our English language ability, "de-facto marital relationship" and "good character" it all went pretty quickly. The "Notification of grant of a Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Class AN, Subclass 119) visa" came as a PDF attachment. Permanent residency – it's for real and it's a strange feeling…

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Escaping the fog

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After a few days of tenacious low clouds we decided to make a little jaunt into Tyrol. Heiterwang is just 40 mins away and the locals say that the sun is ALWAYS shining there. And it was! Although this doesn't necessarily make it warmer: -12C in the shade! But walking around the lake was stunning and we afterwards warmed ourselves with Kaiserschmarrn and Apfelstrudel at the 'Sunnawirt'. Hollaroehdullioeh!
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All there is left to do...

... is to wait!

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All we have to do now is wait for the visa, watch our weight*) and tire the dogs out...

  • ... all this delicious food from mum is starting to cause serious concern. After all, we need bikini figures soon...

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Tommy's Birthday

Getting on a bit...

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The Froescheis family treated the old boy with a luscious traditional tangerine cake (more food!) and Italian colada (more drinks!).
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Walking in the winter wonderland

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Although it is bitterly cold, we and the dogs enjoy our long, daily walks.
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