Alex is 18 now. 18! He is now finishing his senior year at high school  and will graduate with Honors. He passed his driving test on the first attempt and is looking for a car, a Mustang I think!

We have been here in Florida now for 13 years, my how the time has flown by. We have seen hurricanes and tornado's, thunderstorms and rain like you wouldn't believe, we have seen frost, yes FROST and frozen water in the bird bath, but most of the time it is warm and sunny :) 

We have celebrated July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Birthdays in the best of tradition.

It has not been easy living so far away from friends and family but we make the most of having them come visit. Thank you to all who have kept in touch, stayed or visited us.

"We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give." - Sir Winston Churchill

Mark, comes from the famous town of Rugby, where the greatest game on earth was born in the county of Warwickshire, known for Warwick Castle and the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Nearest major cities are Coventry and Birmingham.

Mark served his country on board nuclear submarines in the Royal Navy. He is a qualified marine engineer in both mechanical and electrical disciplines and has experience in electrical wholesale and manufacturing. Having lived in Florida now for 13 years he can do pretty much everything else from painting and decorating to carpentry and plumbing and even mechanical work on vehicles.

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