Reflecting on 2019

2019 was a BIG year for us. In the space of 12 months we sold our apartments and bought a house. We lived with my parents-in-law for about 5 months while my husband recovered from his injury, and again in between moving out of the apartments and into the new house. I started a new […]

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Memories from my hometown

I left my hometown Canberra over 10 years ago to live in the big city of Sydney (including 2 years in an even bigger city – Hong Kong). I’m used to the ‘city life’ now. A fast paced lifestyle with plenty to do and see, and being able to stay anonymous in a city of […]

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Sri Lanka 2019

I remember being exhausted. Emotional. But tired. Often very tired. The start of the trip was just what we needed after an exhausting few months of moving to a new house and starting a crazy new job. Four days in the tea trails – just the 2 of us. The wedding was perfect because it […]

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‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama

This is my favourite book for the year so far. I enjoyed learning about Michelle’s childhood and her parents and brother, her university years and career before meeting Barack. I especially loved reading about their love story of course! But I also learned a lot about wearing many hats in life as she described how […]

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7 things lately…

1) We tried a new restaurant in our old neighbourhood every Friday night in May because we didn’t want to mess up our kitchen for Saturday morning inspections when our apartments were on the market. 2) We tried cafes in different neighbourhoods while searching for a house. 3) We managed to get away to Fiji […]

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