Who’s who?

A quick reference list in case you (or we) forget who somebody is!

Liesel and Mick – owners of the blog, narrators and main characters

  • Aaron – Liesel’s brother (Anch)
  • Adam – Helen’s partner (Manly)
  • Alan – Liam’s Dad
  • Amrit – friend (Anch)
  • Andrew – Pauline’s partner (Chch)
  • Annabel – Andrea’s first daughter
  • Andrea – Liam’s sister
  • Asa – Aaron and Jodi’s first son (Anch)
  • Emily – Andrea’s younger daughter
  • Felix – Holly’s eldest (WA)
  • Gideon – Aaron and Jodi’s younger son (Anch)
  • Gita – Jyoti’s daughter (OR)
  • Glenn – Holly’s partner (WA)
  • Greg – Monica’s husband (AK)
  • Helen – Mick and Sarah’s younger daughter (Manly)
  • Helen and Steve – friends (Chessington and West Byfleet)
  • Holly – friend (WA)
  • Jaxon – Holly’s third (WA)
  • Jenny – Mick and Sarah’s first daughter
  • Jodi – Aaron’s wife (Anch)
  • Josh – Gita’s partner (OR)
  • Jyoti – friend and travel buddy (Anch)
  • Kayla – Suvan’s wife (Anch)
  • Kira – Holly’s second oldest (WA)
  • Klaus – Liesel’s Dad (Anch)
  • Leslie – Liesel’s Mom (Anch)
  • Liam – Jenny’s partner
  • Malin – Holly’s youngest (WA)
  • Martha – Jenny and Liam’s daughter
  • Monica – friend and travel buddy (Anch)
  • Neha – Monica and Greg’s daughter (Anch)
  • Pat – Holly’s Mom (WA)
  • Pauline – Mick’s sister (Chch)
  • Peter and Janet – friends (Chess)
  • Phil – Una’s husband (Anch)
  • Rob – Pauline’s son (Chch and Canada)
  • Rosie – friend (Byfleet)
  • Sarah – Mick’s first wife, died 2001
  • Suvan – Jyoti’s son (Anch)
  • Una – Liam’s Mum
  • Una – friend, judge (Anch)
  • William – Jenny and Liam’s son

Let us know if you want to be included or you’ve spotted an omission.


  • AK = Alaska
  • Anch = Anchorage
  • Chch = Christchurch
  • Chess = Chessington
  • WA = Washington state