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Claire Keeling

AFTER a washout of an Easter weekend, it's perhaps not too difficult to understand why Guernsey woman Claire Keeling swapped the northern hemisphere for the southern and has made her home in Sydney, Australia.

‘A new sort of normal’

Anna and John Mahy with their children, left to right, Hugh, Elizabeth and Evaline. 1109885

AFTERSHOCKS are still occurring in New Zealand but life is slowly returning to normal, according to a Guernsey family now living there.

Kiwi link forged

Alderney Chamber of Commerce president Andrew Eggleston shakes hands on the link with Lorraine Cruickshank, his opposite number in the Cambridge chamber in New Zealand.                (0948021)

ALDERNEY Chamber of Commerce has forged links with a business community in New Zealand.

Snow business

Toorna and Duncan Salmon.

Many would think twice about starting a new business in a foreign country at the height of a recession. But there was no stopping one Guernseyman and his wife, who left successful marketing careers in London to run a catered ski chalet business. Now they’re living – and loving – the high life, as Nicci Martel reports Duncan and Toorna had no experience of the industry when they started their business.