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…

A Year of Yes, Week 20: Aboriginal Heritage Walk

We ventured off on a family outing this weekend north of Sydney to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. I had been poking around on the NSW Parks page and discovered this interesting hike not too far from home that looked easy to do with the three kids. What made it more enticing was the bit of…

A Year of Yes, Week 14: Puppy Training

I have always considered myself a cat person. As an adult I have cared for five cats in our home. Cats are wonderful. They love you, play lots, cuddle and most importantly are independent. I love the ease of traveling for the weekend and leaving enough food and water to suffice and never giving it…

A Year of Yes, Week 13: Orienteering

Orienteering has been on my radar of things to do with the kids for a while now. How cool to combine navigational skills with running to make outdoor fitness more interesting. I love running which is no secret to anyone who knows me. My kids, however, are not fans of the sport. In the past…