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Liz is a 51-year-old woman who sweats far too much and has taken to repeating herself often. The family have chosen to ignore the fact that she consistently forgets which day the bins need to be wheeled out. Liz started this podcast in the hope that her teenagers would think she was cool. And that maybe (just maybe) it would earn her some money to buy wine and stuff. Although she is currently sober and broke she continues to have frank and honest conversations with her very patient husband, Brian, who she managed to rope onto the podcast so that she wouldn’t feel so scared and cry when people said mean things about her in the comments. A wonderfully funny, frank, honest and inspirational podcast about life, marriage, money, and dreams and all the other stuff in between that normal couples tend to keep to themselves…

Liz is a 51-year-old woman who sweats far too much and has taken to repeating herself often. The family have chosen to ignore the fact that she consistently forgets which day the bins need to be wheeled out. Liz started this podcast in the hope that her teenagers would think she was cool. And that maybe (just maybe) it would earn her some money to buy wine and stuff. Although she is currently sober and broke she continues to have frank and honest conversations with her very patient husband, Brian, who she managed to rope onto the podcast so that she wouldn’t feel so scared and cry when people said mean things about her in the comments. A wonderfully funny, frank, honest and inspirational podcast about life, marriage, money, and dreams and all the other stuff in between that normal couples tend to keep to themselves…

Location:

New Zealand

Description:

Liz is a 51-year-old woman who sweats far too much and has taken to repeating herself often. The family have chosen to ignore the fact that she consistently forgets which day the bins need to be wheeled out. Liz started this podcast in the hope that her teenagers would think she was cool. And that maybe (just maybe) it would earn her some money to buy wine and stuff. Although she is currently sober and broke she continues to have frank and honest conversations with her very patient husband, Brian, who she managed to rope onto the podcast so that she wouldn’t feel so scared and cry when people said mean things about her in the comments. A wonderfully funny, frank, honest and inspirational podcast about life, marriage, money, and dreams and all the other stuff in between that normal couples tend to keep to themselves…

Twitter:

@lizdeacle

Language:

English

Contact:

+64 27 847 9475


Episodes

England We Love You...Sort Of

8/9/2022
A trait of being English is that one is very patriotic. One does not slag off one's country. Absolutely not. That's very un-English. So it was hard making this week's episode. Because we had to say how we felt about returning to England. And not all of it was pretty... In this week's episode, we discuss exactly how it felt to return home to England (even though it's not home anymore). The things we (really) miss and the things that, for one reason and another, got right up our conks. Links...

Duration:00:57:26

Up, Down & BUST...

8/1/2022
It was all going so well. We had just driven from England to Greece in our little red car, had the time of our lives in Greece, and were now ready to turn around and have more adventures in Europe. And then it happened. The car broke down. Blew up. Bang. Kaput. Two miles outside of Calais. Of course, we were devastated. Gutted. Panicked. How would we continue our trip? How would we get back to Italy in time for our six-week housesit that we had committed to in Tuscany? And more...

Duration:01:28:48

Greece. All It's Cracked Up To Be??

7/4/2022
To an outsider, it all looks so idyllic. A husband and wife swanning off to a Greek island to be with their darling kid cherubs. But what's it really like in Greece? What is happening behind the closed doors in Greece? Behind the half-open crack? In this week's podcast, Liz and Brian discuss cats, criminals and being left to starve because they weren't quite Greek enough... If this doesn't make you laugh and want to visit Greece I don't know what will... Join Me! My most...

Duration:00:36:50

Greece? For a Month? How Much Does THAT Cost?

6/20/2022
Would I be wrong in guessing that at some time in your life you've dreamed of spending a few glorious weeks in Greece with your family? An idyllic Greek Island vacation. Have you spent time (sometimes hours) drooling at pictures on the internet of golden sand beaches and flat-roofed white houses that can only be found on an island in Greece somewhere in the middle of the Agean Sea? You and me both. I can't tell you how many times I have typed into Goggle 'what does it cost to spend a...

Duration:01:08:01

How We Afford To Travel The World

5/28/2022
If we've heard it once, we've heard it a thousand times: How do you afford to travel the world? Are you rich? How do you afford to keep taking so much time off to travel? Why haven't you got a proper job? Ohhh...I cannot wait to share this episode with you! Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine that we would be a couple who could say that we have location independent jobs and get paid while travelling the world. Yet it seems that's exactly what we're doing. It took five years to...

Duration:01:10:40

Tears at 17. Tessa. Our Daughter. Behind-The-Scenes #9

4/16/2022
Last week, in behind-the-scenes podcast #8, I shared with you some of the very real fears that I have about leaving New Zealand to travel Europe for six months. One of those fears is leaving my kids behind. In particular my 17 years old daughter, Tessa. As any parent knows, a lot happens in the life of a teenager. Multiple dramas arise. Drama's that, as a parent, one likes to be around to help navigate. Calm the waters. Guide them through. For the first time ever in Tessa's life (and mine...

Duration:00:51:47

Why I'm (Really) AFRAID To Travel. Behind-the-Scenes #8

4/16/2022
Last week, in behind-the-scenes podcast #7, I shared some big news. Brian and I are leaving New Zealand to travel Europe for six months. l also promised to share the reasons why the thought of doing this trip brings me out in a cold sweat. Here goes. My most thought-provoking writing is shared in my weekly newsletter with my circle of friends. I would love to include you in that group. Sign up below. Sign up HERE and I will send you my free weekly newsletter. It is filled with nothing...

Duration:00:43:20

We’re Leaving New Zealand. Behind-The-Scenes #7

4/14/2022
It's true. We're leaving New Zealand and we're off to travel Europe for 6 months. For ages, I’ve been dying to share this news with you—this big news. But I’ve been putting it off. In this very frank and open behind-the-scenes podcast we reveal why. My most thought-provoking writing is shared in my weekly newsletter with my circle of friends. I would love to include you in that group. Sign up below. Sign up HERE and I will send you my free weekly newsletter. It is filled with nothing...

Duration:00:36:01

Swapping America for New Zealand. But was it all worth it?

4/7/2022
Turning your back on the American dream for a new life in New Zealand. Is it possible, for a couple in their late fifties to leave everything behind, move to the other side of the world and create a new life in New Zealand? It certainly is. Not only is it possible but, according to some, it is what keeps you young and life exciting! In this week's show, I talked with Sheri. Sheri was the director of a hospital in the USA. She and her husband Dan spent the past thirty years building a...

Duration:00:52:01

Quitting Canada to Retire in New Zealand. WHY??

3/31/2022
I have heard it said many times that Canada is New Zealand on steroids. The mountains, the lakes, the beaches, the space. Canada has exactly what New Zealand has only it's...Canadian. So where should you live? Canada or New Zealand? In this week's show, we are excited to introduce Randy and Suzanne, a couple who have lived together in Ontario Canada, for the past thirty years. Randy is Canadian and Suzanne is a kiwi. She was born in New Zealand, moved to Canada when she was seventeen years...

Duration:01:19:06

BIG News For Those Moving To New Zealand

3/29/2022
There's a quote that I love: 'Incredible things can be done simply if we are committed to making them happen.' This week, Brian and I are excited to share the details of something that we have been working on for weeks. Something that we know is going to benefit all of our moving to New Zealand community immensely. Wherever you are on your moving to New Zealand adventure, whatever stage of the game you're in, the news we are about to share will make you feel very special - because this...

Duration:00:27:00

You Know You're A Kiwi When...7 Unmistakable Habits of NZers

3/17/2022
Do you dream of moving to New Zealand? Were you born in NZ and now live elsewhere? Or maybe you already live in Aotearoa. Whichever you are you are going to love this week's show as we dive in and share: You know you're a kiwi when... Enjoy! Would You Like To Join Our Private New Zealand Community? Are you Considering Moving To New Zealand and are desperate to know what life in New Zealand is (really) like? Do You LOVE New Zealand & dream of moving here one day? Sign up HERE, and I...

Duration:00:27:20

Americans Living in New Zealand. What The First 6 Months Are REALLY Like

3/2/2022
Living in New Zealand. What The First 6 Months Were REALLY Like. In this week's show, we are happy to welcome back Maile and Brian! This American couple left the US almost six months ago to start a new life in Dunedin, New Zealand. They are happy with their decision (in fact, I have never met two people so in love with a country) but their journey certainly wasn't all plain sailing. Enjoy! Americans Living in New Zealand. The Highs (& The Lows). If you are moving to New Zealand from the...

Duration:00:52:11

Will I Be Poor in New Zealand? 4 Reassuring Perks

2/23/2022
With housing prices rising rapidly no wonder that those thinking of moving to NZ ask: 'will I be poor in New Zealand'. In this podcast, I am joined by my good friend Ryan. Ryan is an American who has been living in New Zealand for almost five years and he gives us super insightful savings (that Americans, in particular,) will experience when they come to live in Aotearoa! Enjoy! Moving To New Zealand? If you are thinking of moving to New Zealand and would like to be part of our private...

Duration:00:53:56

The FEARS Around Moving to New Zealand

2/17/2022
There's a quote that I love: 'If it were easy then everyone would do it'. This week, we are excited to share with you an extra special show. What you are about to hear is a podcast that was put together by the members of our private New Zealand Calling community. The subject is about their fears about moving to New Zealand. This show is fabulous. Wherever you are on your New Zealand adventure, whatever stage of the game you're in, this episode will put to rest those niggling fears and...

Duration:00:41:14

Being a Teacher in New Zealand. What Your Child Can Expect From Primary School.

2/10/2022
There is a distinct difference between teaching in New Zealand schools and teaching in the USA. In this week's show, we talk about being a teacher in New Zealand with Jo. Jo moved to New Zealand with her family from the US and for the past four years has been working as a primary school teacher at a school near Auckland. If you are moving to New Zealand as a teacher or if you have kids in New Zealand and have ever wondered what life is like for the teacher you are going to LOVE this...

Duration:01:18:06

New Zealand Borders to Open?! A Behind The Scenes Podcast

2/6/2022
This week, Jacinda announced the news that so many of us have been waiting for. The New Zealand border will begin to open from February 2022. The re-opening scheme is to be phased out over the coming year. Here is what the 5 step plan will look like: I don't know about anyone else, but this news brought a flood of tears. Many emotions came to the top. Some of which I wasn't aware even existed. And today, we'd like to share those emotions with you in this behind the scenes podcast. I...

Duration:00:46:59

When a New Zealand Day Hike Turns Dangerous

2/2/2022
In this week's show, we talk with Bryan Vickery. Bryan is a journalist and radio presenter here in Taranaki New Zealand and this week he had quite the shock when, what he thought would be a quick walk in the National Park, turned into a fight for survival. Bryan Vickery. Taranaki's Most Wonderful Journalist. You won't meet a nicer man than Bryan. He somehow manages to spread himself around the community of Taranaki, helping to promote all in his reach. Budding young actors, musicians, new...

Duration:00:34:27

8 Strange Laws in New Zealand (That make PERFECT sense) To Us.

1/26/2022
It's true. There are some strange laws in New Zealand. But not nearly as strange as some of those found in other countries. Take Mexico for example, it is illegal to kiss on the street in Guanajuato, while in the USA it is against the law to sell Kinder Eggs at the grocery store! If you are moving to New Zealand or plan to travel to New Zealand when the borders open, then you are going to LOVE this show. You will discover three weird laws that have been passed in New Zealand and then learn...

Duration:00:32:08

7 Things You WON'T Miss When You Move To New Zealand

1/19/2022
If you are thinking of moving to New Zealand from the UK (or elsewhere for that matter) and are concerned about a few things you may miss, you are going to really LOVE this show! Last week, Brian and went on holiday. We stayed in a suburb of Dunedin called Port Chalmers. We loved it. Not only were we are away from the kids that never stop eating and the lawn that never stops growing, but we were able to explore one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand. It was during this time in the...

Duration:00:34:00