Day 4 of Birthday Week (December 28th)

After a scrumptious boxing day lunch with the family RP, BJ and I packed ourselves in the car and made our way back to Canberra. Normally, I would drive the entire way but after such and exhausting few days of family, friends and food, it was best that we shared the driving to ensure we ... Read More »

Day 1 of Birthday Week (December 23rd)

BJ’s first birthday week started off with a real treat – a sleep over at his girlfriend’s house. Together we drove from Canberra to Sydney to stay overnight at our good friends’ new house, perched among the trees in Sydney’s southern suburbs. The house was gorgeous and the hospitality superb. BJ of course got to ... Read More »

Miss C-utie (August 30th)

Last weekend RP, BJ and I went to Sydney for a few days. Like all trips up North the days (and nights) were jam-packed with things to do and people to see.  A highlight of the visit was an afternoon picnic with our close friends and their daughter Miss C. Poised for the camera, she ... Read More »

On the Hastings (July 6th)

Earlier this month RP, BJ and I travelled north to Port Macquarie to see Nanna R. For me, the trip was supposed to be about studying: taking advantage of the peace and quiet on the Hastings River to think and focus on the PhD. For RP and BJ, it was a wonderful opportunity to get ... Read More »

Yass (July 18th)

July 18 has special meaning to us for a number of reasons. First, it is the anniversary of my grandmothers passing. Great Nanna P was such a special person with such a big heart. Oh how we miss her. Second, it is the birthday of our dog Zac, who this year turned 8. He is ... Read More »