Our first Scout Camp

Last weekend, Chance and I both participated in our first ever Scout camp. The group that the three boys belong to (Darby and Julius are currently Joey Scouts) are so fantastic and they regularly run camps. They always have plenty of male leaders, but sometimes they need a female volunteer to come away with them,…

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First Days

After the Never Ending summer holidays of 2021/2022, the kids headed back to school today. There were mixed emotions in the household over the last few days; excitement (Julius), nervousness (Quinn), annoyance (Chance), ambivalence (Darby), anticipation (Mama). But we got there in the end!! For one year only, my four fire crackers will be at…

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Pizzey’s, Easter 2021

Well my friends, we did it! We survived, and even thrived during our five days on the Burrum River. When telling people about Pizzey’s it’s really hard to explain and describe. But basically it’s fishing “shacks”, built in “units”, a makeshift kitchen where we all make food together, a bucket shower, a flushing toilet (as…

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First Day

It took about 20 photos, but here’s a pretty good one of the four of them!! Julius officially in kindy, Quinn grade 3, Chance grade 5, Darby grade 1. How the heck did that happen? I tell you what, it would be nice if they all liked the same things for lunch!! The only thing…

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