Interest: Exploring and telling everyone all about it.
About me: A Brit abroad trying out life down under. First time expat, third time mum. Loving experiencing life as Aussie, exploring Victoria and beyond and providing new roots for my family.
Happy ?strailya Day It’s 26 Jan and it’s Australia Day, packed with patriotism and partying, and it’s even valued enough to be marked by a public holiday. Having moved from Wales, I’m used to St David’s Day, which is held on 1 … Continue reading →... Sun, 26 Jan 2014 10:24:27
Things that go bump in the night Imagine sleeping soundly at night, then being woken suddenly by something that sounds remarkably like Darth Vader in your bedroom. It’s scary. I can tell you because that’s what happened to us not long after we moved here. Once we’d … Continue reading →... Mon, 06 Jan 2014 22:24:07
It?s our one year Aussiversary It’s one year since we became Aussie residents! I don’t know what the etiquette is – paper presents like you get for your first wedding anniversary? Or, downing cans of VB and a barbie on the beach? We’ve been reminiscing, … Continue reading →... Thu, 02 Jan 2014 09:29:16
46 days and counting My eldest is acutely aware that Christmas is coming. He’s figured out that there’s only six weeks left at school, and that Christmas is the week after they break up. So the countdown has begun. Refreshingly though, it only started … Continue reading →... Sat, 09 Nov 2013 03:15:03
All the small things It’s the little things that make a difference isn’t it?! So here are some of my thoughts and observations on ten small differences between Aus and the UK* (in no particular order)… - The post: there’s no Saturday post and … Continue reading →... Fri, 06 Sep 2013 10:37:03