Share the Dream It starts with a dream. An idea. A hope. A wish. What if? An icon popped up on the Seek website asking for Commonwealth Games volunteers. What an awesome thing to be involved with! It was being held only two hours down the road from home. I thought that I’d give it … More #Games Shapers GC2018 – Selection
From Cairns to Cooloongatta, We’re a ‘sea’ of blue and yellow Those lucky to spot Borobi, He’s a very friendly fellow With a smile, a laugh and trying our best, We’re the Games Shapers of GC2018 From boxing to swimming to beach volleyball, We’re the friendliest faces ever seen With purpose and pride we’re keen … More Ode to Games Shapers
It’s been a while between blog posts. It has been a hectic few months! Moving house. Two words that evoke a strong response from most people. Whether positive or a negative, most people have an opinion on this life experience. It is said to be one of the most stressful events in life; right up … More #Deck the Walls
Hi everyone, I have been happily hectic lately which has left zero time (or energy!) to blog. Blogging is always at the back of my mind though! A few weeks ago, after a successful last soccer match for the season for Jacob, I drove Josh and his friend Kyle down to Brisbane Airport for an … More Plane Spotting #YBSU_aviation
“It’s bloody cold out here on the mine site but we’re having a laugh anyway!” My Facebook recollection of this event. It was bone chillingly cold. We were having a laugh though. This was work? Eunice and I were operating a polling booth at the entrance gates to the Gregory open cut mine outside Emerald, … More Mine Chicks For A Few Hours
This is a ‘little’ post about my Mum. You’ll find lots of pictures of crafty creations as well . Mum and I really enjoy crafting together on the few occasions we can, since we now live in separate states. I wanted to share the story but also some of the lovely things we’ve made. I’d … More I love surprises!
I heard from my sister today, who was wondering about the ‘cow statues’ in Rockhampton, given the current flood situation all over the news. I grinned as I felt the makings of another blog post coming to mind. She and I took a few trips up to Rockhampton when I lived in Gladstone, just over … More Rockhampton Floods – A Lot of Bull
Photos speak a thousand words. Grinning faces during our epic journey’s first leg, from Gladstone to Brisbane, told a happy tale as we waved goodbye to Happy rock. The laughs began even before we boarded the plane. Usually a Qantas club member can bring one friend into the lounge with them. We asked the Qantas … More Laughter and long haul flights
Kids. Airport gate lounges. Long-haul flights. Foreign languages. Public transport. Different foods. What could go wrong? Every parent has a story or two about travel with their kids. Whether this is overseas travel or down to the local shops. People asked why we were taking the kids away with us. Apart from the obvious cost … More Why Travel With Kids?
Hi, I had coffee this morning with a dear friend of mine who is thinking about a trip to Italy. We talked about the trip we took, as a family with another two families, in 2014. It made me remember how much I loved this trip and wanted to share some of our wonderful experiences. … More A Little Introduction