On Mon 4th Oct, Dave and Kate handed over almost all they had - house, job, possessions, personal security - to life, said goodbye to those around them and with only enough money in the bank to last them a month, fell further into the Rabbit Hole.
All they knew was that they MUST go to Europe. They didn't know why, for how long, where exactly, nothing... only that an urging was calling them to continental Europe.
Using Kate's HP Intel Dual Processor Widescreen raft to cross the North Sea, they landed on the shores of Barcelona that same night. They were welcomed by a grumpy bus driver and a smart-arse Russian at the hotel reception.
Barcelona was the chosen destination (or did it choose them?) after Barcelona football strips frequently showed up around Edinburgh in the weeks leading up to their departure and references to the city seemed to appear on tv at timely moments. One day in Edinburgh Dave found himself roped into the first game of football he'd played in about 10 years with some Spanish students.
As they sat eating tuna paninis in a fast food place that night in a foreign land, the song on the radio sang out:
"Here I am, this is me, there's nowhere else on earth I'd rather be
Here I am, it's just me and you, tonight we make our dreams come true
It's a new world, it's a new start
It's alive with the beating of young hearts
It's a new day, it's a new plan, I've been waiting for you
Here I am..."