A Photo a Month for 2018

  January: Mamó flys over from Ireland to take care of two little boys on their summer holidays February: It never ever gets easier saying goodbye xx March: The little one turns 5 and the red haired Easter Bunny walks him to school April: Our first Family Holiday 3 weeks in Bali  H.E.A.V.E.N May :... Continue Reading →

Uluru Was My Destiny

I lay atop the very warm rock.The warmth enveloped me as a cool dessert breeze swept over.I had my hood up and my tracksuit bottoms were keeping me warm and cosy. In true Australian fashion I was wearing the essential Australian safety shoes, my "thongs" on my feet. My body was grateful for the rest... Continue Reading →

Woodstock

Monday, 15 July 2013 Waking up to a cranky boy in need of a good run. Expend that boundless energy. A quick picnic is packed, sisters asked, both decline recovering from a 40th blowout. Car is loaded with boys and equipment. Taking off feeling melancholic and frustrated. Drive the windy country roads slow down for... Continue Reading →

A lazy day

  Awakened by soft tickles from little hands. A lazy day, pyjamas until midday. A visit from a younger sister, boy whisked away. Time alone with sleeping babe. Quiet. Return of a soaked and dirty happy boy. Invite for dinner. Mamo comes home a friend in tow. Dinner a success boys become a mess. Sisters gather children chatter.... Continue Reading →

The simple things

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 A walk by the river Barrow with baby boy in sling and the little boy holding Mamo's hand. Stone throwing, simple entertainment for a busy boy. Songs cuddles and kisses with littlest one. A near miss with a big truck, jelly legs and beating heart. Dinner and catch up with eldest... Continue Reading →

Late night party

Sunday, 14 July 2013  Driving home in the dark night, sleeping bundle, fox eyes glowing in the distance, smell of pig slowly cooking in the air. Home to sleeping babes, little voices talking in the night, mind racing sleep eventually falls. Awake to Summer of sunshine and gold, bottle, nappies, breaky, cuddles. Relieved by sitter,... Continue Reading →

Recovery and preparation

Saturday, 13 July 2013 Recovery from excitement of day before. Preparation for chaos to come. Dressing up feeling good. Packing packing driving dropping settling. Sleeping Angels. Greeting guests, long time no see cousins. Music, wine, chat and food. Bundle packed into car, admiring ohh's and ahh's by drunken hordes. Try to get some rest for... Continue Reading →

Three years

Friday, 12 July 2013 Yay 3 today. Present opening, card reading, birthday kisses and cuddles. Love love love.  New books read. Drive for supplies Mr 3 with Mamo, baby with mama. Hot day Sun screen and hats. Home to prepare for party guests..... 3pm princess and baby girl arrive. Cake good enough to eat!! and... Continue Reading →

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