Monthly Archives: August 2012

So Much for a Water Dog

Meet Winnie our five year old black Labrador. She is an extremely spoilt and loved fur baby. Her girth has expanded since the baby arrived (ours not hers) due to the plentiful supply of dropped food. Labradors are supposed to … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the Bay

Today we left the bay to head home. Our friends are moving soon so I’m not sure when we will come back again. We’ve been friends for such a long time now. They are god parents to our kids and … Continue reading

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Just Us & The Great Blue Beyond

This afternoon we made our last trip over to Monkey Mia. Like a couple of well laden pack horses we made our way along the northern stretch of beach with children, eskies, fishing rods and towels in our arms. It … Continue reading

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Beach Days

We are loving our break from the frantic pace of normal life. Everyday involves taking the children to the playground and the beach and then spending time with our friends in the evening. This region is so remote that and … Continue reading

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Monkey Mia Magic

Today we went to beautiful Monkey Mia. There is something magical and healing about this place. We got married here, returned here to heal after the Bali Bombing and it has always been one of those places where, no matter … Continue reading

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The Long and Winding Road

We are taking a break as a family, well half the family, as the older three no longer see family holidays as a desirable option – imagine having to be away from your friends (insert mock gasp of horror). We … Continue reading

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Making Memories

With Ashley’s surgery coming up soon we’re trying to fit in as many outings as we can as we are going to be housebound for the next year. We took the younger three children out to York, one of the … Continue reading

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Art Therapy

I started my collection of art & craft supplies for Ashley today. She loves any art activity and I’m going to have to have things on hand to keep her amused during her 12 months of rehab. One of my … Continue reading

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The Generosity of Strangers

I haven’t written for the last couple of weeks because once again my world has been turned upside down. We got the results back from the recent round of testing that Ashley underwent (see what’s in a walk). The results … Continue reading

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