A Year of Yes, Week 21: Blue The Film

Blue is an award-winning documentary about the ocean and the effects we as a society are having on it. I was lucky enough to find out, day of screening, that there were still tickets available with the bonus of a Q&A with the film makers afterwards. What luck! The documentary was playing (coincidentally?) on Clean…

Kangaroo Crossing

We drove from Melbourne to Sydney on a road that cut through the bush. We found gum trees a plenty and we weren’t in much of a rush. Driving through the rural country on our way we found a yellow kangaroo crossing sign and out they jumped with a bound. They hopped across the street…

A Year of Yes, Week 19: Friend Advert

Two years living here in Sydney and we now have a community consisting of families we know from school and local business owners of places we frequent. That being said we still lack the closeness of dear friends with similar interests to ours. You know, the person you can reach out to any hour of…

Cairns, Crocs and Companions

Airline: Jet Star Flight Time: 2.5 hours from Sydney Time Zone: AEST Dates: 4 July – 8 July, 2018 Thank god for good friends. They have your back when you need it the most, they don’t complain and they support you and your attitude when you are down. Just these sorts of friends flew over…

Cruising

Cruising is such a huge portion of the travel industry and one we as a family had yet to experience. I expect it’s because we prefer to roam and discover at our own pace and the thought of sticking to someone else’s itinerary seemed a nightmare. Cruise Line International Association’s State of the Industry Outlook…

A Weekend in Hobart

Friday 2 February, 2018 We are flying this morning from Sydney to Hobart on Jetstar, it’s easy and quick, just 90 minutes in total. The kids and I agree to leave the screens at home and instead spend our time playing cards, working Sudoku and word search puzzles. The airport in Hobart is super small…

Little Nippers

I’ve heard many a parent chatter about their kids attending Nippers and had no idea what they were talking about. One day a friend was sharing her experience with me of their Sunday mornings at Greenwich Baths and I knew my ex-pat kiddos had to have a go at this. A Surf Lifesaving History: As…