My eldest son and our daughter-in-law left for a life in Australia in July of this year, taking with them our only grandchild, Alice.
As recently-qualified doctors, both were dismayed by the politics being played by the UK Tory government with respect to the NHS.
They are now enjoying a life style in which they are respected professionals, and their four bedroom rented house costs the same per month as they can charge for their tiny apartment in south London.
We thought it would be good to show some support for their new life by visiting, and will be spending most of January in Adelaide, a considerable part of it child-minding a sixteen month old bundle of delight called Alice…
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