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.
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
Winter?s waning Something wonderful has happened in the past couple of weeks. It started with tiny buds on the trees and shoots in the ground. Now we’ve got little bursts of colour popping up all over the place- pinks and reds from … Continue reading →... Wed, 07 Aug 2013 02:03:32
Mind your language There isn?t a huge cultural gulf between Britain and Australia so it?s been easy to slot into life here, making small adjustments to any differences that crop up. No culture shock to contend with then, with the exception maybe of … Continue reading →... Tue, 09 Jul 2013 10:00:35
Six months on We became Australian residents six months ago today. It feels odd that it was so easy to pack-up a family?s whole existence in one country, plonk it in another a couple of days later and then carry on pretty much … Continue reading →... Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:13:51