School Holiday Extended

Horny security guards “working” quarantine hotels, a reopening of the country, large family gatherings and now our COVID-19 cases have gone from single digits to double every day for two weeks to now tripling. Our postcode was one of the first in lockdown and now all of Melbourne. Every state in Australia has closed their…

(Celebrating?) The 4th of July

I literally cannot remember a time we ever felt a patriotic need to participate in an American Independence Day. I suppose most people have a BBQ in the name of partying versus really embracing the meaning of the day. When discussing this last night on the eve of the holiday one us distinctly remembered one…

Day Tripping: Great Ocean Road

School holidays just started for us here in Victoria but as the current pandemic confines us to our home country we decided we would explore our surrounds with day trips. Unfortunately, Melbourne’s recent outbreaks of the virus will soon confine us to our home again. Sigh. We managed to pack up and head out for…

Hermits – Exploring Nearby

Wow, my people are such homebodies. I always thought it was because we were so over scheduled that when the weekend or holidays rolled around everyone just wanted to stay put. Now that we’ve been home for months I am still finding it so difficult to talk anyone into leaving the house. I get a…

Knitting: Learning New Skills

We have all taken up knitting while we stay inside, away from society. Perfect timing heading into Australian winter. It’s our first year in Melbourne and it definitely feels cooler than Sydney. What are you upping your skills in?