Aussie Life Challenges Family

Embracing Change

After months of uncertainty and the odd feeling of limbo that comes with it, we have finally had confirmation that a move interstate, to Brisbane, is on the cards for us.  When I say us I mean my husband and me; our young adult children have decided to stay in Adelaide; our daughter would prefer […]


The Liebster Award – An Introduction To New Blogs

What a wonderful start to the year for me and I haven’t even kicked off the blogging new year yet.  I’ve been nominated for a blogging award! It’s the Liebster Award, which is a fantastic way to discover and recommend new blogs. Thank you very much to Secrets of a Trailing Spouse for nominating me […]

Aussie Life Family

And Now For Something Totally Different!

I have been saving wine corks for quite a few years now with the plan to turn them into a cork board.  Unfortunately, it is taking quite some time as most of the Australian wine I enjoy is sealed under Stelvin screw caps.  My daughter asked me the other day if I was ever going to […]


It’s here

It’s arrived – the final year 12 EVER in our house. One end of the dining table has been taken up with a huge pile of folders and text books, complimented with the laptop, laptop charger, dirty tea cups and of course the mobile phone which is never out of reach. Our daughter has sailed […]