Sundays in my City

Hosted by Unknown Mami After our busy furniture rearranging day yesterday we took it easy this morning and ended up having breakfast at about 11am. Dave and I went and did the grocery shopping while Adam, Tom and Caitlin baked choc chip cookies and brownies. Then after lunch (which we ate at 3:30pm) we put the Anglo Saxon style leg of lamb in the oven to slow cook and headed over to my Mum’s place for a walk. My Aunty Liz and Uncle Rob and my Dad had been at Mum’s for lunch so altogether there were 10 of us … Continue reading Sundays in my City

Sundays in My City

Hosted by Unknown Mami Last Sunday I wasn’t in a city, instead we had traveled back 1000 years and were in a pine forest near Armidale camping out for 4 nights with over 400 other people. I keep promising myself and others that I’ll produce the definitive post-holiday post but I still haven’t recovered enough for my brain to be up to the task, so you’re getting a pictorial teaser instead. Tom cooking quail Our tent, complete with replica viking queen-sized bed Battle lines Markets Bonfire on feast night The past is an awesome place to visit but I wouldn’t … Continue reading Sundays in My City

Sunday in my City – Photos from my phone

Hosted by Unknown Mami The building works at my kids’ school – they’re getting a new library, new loos and 2 new classrooms, all part of the BER government spending spree. The demountable classrooms that used to be where all that building work is going on had to be relocated to the oval, so the kids are missing half their sports field till it’s all completed. Luckily there’s a local park with a nice big oval just up the road so the kids can walk there for sport. There’s a bunch of other work been going on around the school … Continue reading Sunday in my City – Photos from my phone

Beginner’s Guide to Messiah

When Adam announced that he was buying tickets for us to take the kids to a performance of Handel’s Messiah at the Sydney Opera House the day after our Christmas party I was a little unsure of the wisdom of such an endeavour. At breakfast this morning, which we were eating at midday on account of Adam and I having gone to bed at 4am, Tom very nearly confirmed all my fears by greeting the news that we were off to the city with a massive attack of the grumps, but after I threatened dire consequences for bad behaviour and … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Messiah