In January this year, radio host Kate Langbroek announced she was packing up her family’s Melbourne home for a drastic change of scenery.
Kate – along with her husband Peter and children Lewis, Sunday, Artie and Jan – moved to Bologna, Italy, where she has continued to co-host The Kate and Hughesy Show on HitFM from a separate studio.
But while her initial announcement was met with a few raised eyebrows, four months in, she has no regrets, and is urging others to “go for it” should they ever have the similar desire to make a change.
In an interview with Stellar Magazine, she said it was her eldest son’s health scare which encouraged her to “feel differently” about life, and ultimately sped up the decision to move.
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When you decide to move to Italy for a year with your four children, you learn things that you never expected – and in some cases never wanted to learn – about yourself. But what has also surprised us is that our adventure seems to be of interest to others; a curiosity and level of generosity my husband petie and I never anticipated or expected. @stellarmag came and took pics of us (Italian fantasy), and it’s in the paper today. #sixtakeitaly ❤️???????????? ps if I don’t know us, I think I would hate us. ❤️???????? pps when we were having our lovely conversation, you asked what I missed about Australia, @breeplayer.. as well as people and toasters and cheddar cheese, I miss the Sunday papers! ????????????@SarrahLeMarquand ????????♀️