Monthly Archives: July 2011

A reminder and a new Aussie phrase

Reminder – Alexander is a funny, sweet, intelligent person. Aussie Phrase – ‘Shits me to tears’ – makes me angry and frustrated. Today has not been my best mothering day ever.  Tomorrow is another day.

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Linda’s Scarf/Shawl

I haven’t updated my blog recently because every spare minute has been spent making this for my cousin’s birthday … It is a scarf/shawl – the sort you wear with the widest part to the front and the ends crossed … Continue reading

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Willy Wonka the Aussie way!

The kids are on winter holidays just now but we haven’t done an awful lot.  We tried to go to Scienceworks – we got all organised, drove towards the city (the furthest I had driven) and pulled into the car … Continue reading

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Blowing away the cobwebs

I got up this morning – eventually – totally knackered.  I had gone to bed really late and hadn’t slept all that well so I had to drag myself out of bed.  On days like this I can do one … Continue reading

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One year on

At the end of last of last month we celebrated our first anniversary of arriving in Australia.  It has been a very quick and fairly dramatic year for us.  We’ve had highs and lows – mostly highs though it has to be … Continue reading

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