Lunar phases, as told in Oreo cookies. Life is getting back to some semblance of "normal" after restrictions and now that school is back and I'm working five days a week in the office things certainly feel that way. Thought it was time for a catch-up. Back to school Public schools in the ACT began … Continue reading Edited highlights: Mother’s Day, social visits and bye bye home learning.
The sun has set on Autumn. I find it such a calm season. Comfortable temperatures and muted tones. We've had a red-carpeted stroll through tree-tunnels of orange and gold. Leaves fly like earth-tone fairies across pink 5pm skies. And now suddenly, it's Winter for sure, by calendar and temperature, in case there was any doubt. … Continue reading Bye Autumn
Well we're about to hit day 2, week 2 of Term 2, and I can't believe we're nearly in the middle of 2019. George was not excited about school starting last week, still being in "holiday mode" he said, the night before. I was still in holiday mode too last Monday morning but now back … Continue reading Easter holidays 2019: trains, buses, taxis and crowds.
How is it already nearly the middle of 2018! It is already the third day of Winter as I write this, a Sunday morning, and outside my window I see clear blue sky with an overlay of bare dark branches wearing a skirt of sparse golden leaves. They are losing their battle to cling on, … Continue reading Autumn highlights
As Winter marches on new ideas are brewing in my head about the direction of The Alexcellent Life and ideas for entirely different blogs are taking shape. In the meantime, while I'm plotting and planning, I want to share some highlights from previous weeks. We have been doing so much since we moved to Canberra, along … Continue reading Edited highlights: Autumn colours, freakshakes and disco