Category: Family

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Minecraft – the Lego of today?

I can not shake my generation’s gut feeling of digital media being a poor choice for child entertainment / play. I grew up with hours of building Lego cities, spaceships and creating fantasy worlds of heros, villans and village idiots. It was considered a suitable hobby. Fostered creative building, engineering skills and had enough degrees…
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November 3, 2019 0

The Crystal Metaphor

Do you have children? Here is a small metaphor for them about character, virtues and the path of becoming a good person. A fine crystal is like a wonderful person. A fine crystal has a clear shape, sharp corners and a fine contour – a wonderful person has unshakable principles, integrity and knows what he/she…
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January 10, 2019 0

NZ Update – Off, Off And Away!

  So it’s fixed. Flights are booked for 25th September 2018. Container will probably leave start of the month. Woohoo!   Concerning the visa After some communication with the EOI officers at immigration New Zealand it turned out I was eligible for a permanent resident visa. So we got that and then a visitor visas…
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July 11, 2018 2

NZ Update – NZQA

  This post was created on the 26.11.2017. Mind you, things might change in future šŸ˜‰ If you’re planning to get into NZ in theĀ Skilled Migrant Category you’ll first have to create an Expression of Interest (EOI) and get an invitation to apply for the actual visa. Now getting past that EOI is not trivial…
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November 26, 2017 0

NZ Update – IELTS in Berlin

If you aim for the Skilled Migrant Visa to immigrate to NZ you’ll have to prove that you have a good command of the English language. The best way to do this is to get a 6.5 or higher score on the IELTS Test. So Ella, me, a Baby and Ella’s sister went to Berlin…
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September 26, 2017 0

NZ Update – Motivation

  To all who do not know yet. We’re relocating to New Zealand in 2018. This will be a series of posts describing this little adventure of ours. Why? Isn’t Germany good enough? Of course we have reasons. Here are some: We have three children. Bubbly children. Children who need space and a clean and…
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September 6, 2017 2