Hello, I'm back. I started drafting a post Winter school holidays wrap up 2019: You can't go wrong in Tallong at the beginning of Term 3. Life took over and I never published it, so I've whacked it onto the end of this post now at the end of the third week of Term 4! … Continue reading Hello, I’m back… Spring stories and Winter wrap-up all in one
Lately I've been enjoying so many colourful blooms in Canberra and that doesn't even include Floriade, the National Capital's annual flower festival. Now that the cold of Winter has passed, let's look back at some Spring highlights... I noticed a neighbour planting bulbs a few months ago and look what happened! Spider Boy and I … Continue reading Edited highlights: Spring flowers, food and boys in the wild
The day I drafted this post, over two weeks ago, was Saturday September 3. The day before Father's Day... I think back to this exact day, Saturday, September 3, 11 years ago. The day I was married. Today would've been my 11th wedding anniversary. Eleven years! I'm divorced now. I always remember my wedding anniversary, … Continue reading The beauty of dates, numbers and cherry blossoms.
It's the last day of Winter today, but really, the past few weeks have been "Sprinter"; some days warm, some days chilly, while the season transitions. I'm feeling a bit Sound of Music with this post. Everything is reminding me of the lyrics from My Favourite Things. We may not have had raindrops on roses … Continue reading Edited Highlights: Silver white Winters that melt into Spring
I found this draft from this time last year and thought I would share highlights from November 2014 with you now... Sydney in November is a whirl of public art, street fairs and jacaranda petals. There was a local street fair... Camels in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney is not something you see everyday... At … Continue reading Edited highlights: Street fairs, sculpture and political cuteness
Going to a Lady Gaga concert last week seemed like a great way to welcome Spring. I'd never seen La Gaga perform before. I only knew three of her songs (I am stuck in the '80s remember), but my friend Eva had free tickets so I gratefully accepted because I knew it would be one big party with … Continue reading Edited Highlights: Sunshine, lollipops and Lady Gaga