Well, I didn’t sign up for this!

Chopping onions I glanced out of the kitchen window and was surprised at how dark it was, in reality it was 5.30pm but my body clock was chiming midnight! I remember landing in Australia almost three years ago.¬† It was the back-end of winter and I assumed the nights would be drawing out ready to […]

Reaching your destination…

…is a time for celebration! I was just paying a visit to the little girls room when the phone rang. “MUM! It’s your lawyer!!” shouted my youngest son. “Crikey” I thought, I had better get my finger out as I subconsciously totalled up how many dollars this slight delay in reaching the phone might cost […]

Snow, storms and the power of mother nature!!

While the folks in the UK shiver under another thick blanket of snow (isn’t it spring there now?!?) here in SE Qld last night we witnessed the most amazing lightning storm I have ever in my 36 and a bit years seen! I managed to capture some cracking (excuse the pun!) images (on my iPhone!) […]

Hey expat mums!….who remembers scenes like these?

Goodtimes or Badtimes? For me defo Goodtimes! I love nothing more than a good clear out. I can’t believe this was almost three years ago and I am so in need of a good clear out again, where does all this junk come from? I am sat here on the computer surrounded by ‘stuff’. Stuff […]

I want another baby…….

oh yes I do! “oh no you don’t” oh yes indeed I do! Another little Aussie amongst a family of Brits down under. A little fella called Andrew who is cute as a button. His bed is waiting along with a collar and lead! Oh! come on you didn’t really think I wanted another ‘baby’?!….a […]

For the second year in a row….

¬†Australia Day in southeast Queensland was a total washout! After the really hot spell of recent times and feeling envious of all the snow back in the UK we are now under threat of tornadoes and serious flooding from ex tropical cyclone Oswald. We haven’t had it quite as bad YET! as Gladstone to the […]