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 […]
…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 […]
…..doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile! Quote: Franklin P. Jones Happy Valentine’s Day wherever you are in the world!
the Christmas blitz of course!! A favourite Christmas tradition in our house is the ‘Christmas blitz!’ This is carried out as close to Christmas Eve as possible on a day when we are all at home together. It is carried out with military precision to the tune of Johnny Mathis’ We Need a Little Christmas! […]
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” Ralph Waldo Emerson
occurred today…..our big son left school for the second time! At 18 years of age he has just graduated from his Australian high school. Just over two and a half years ago he completed his education at an English high school. He was 16 years old and at a turbulent time of life when we […]
This week here on the east coast of Australia we were lucky enough to witness the spectacular solar eclipse. On the Gold Coast we experienced an 82% covering but further north the eclipse was total. As it happened, the light outside changed to an eerie pinkish hue and although some birds were still singing they […]