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The twelfth day of Christmas

I must say, a 12 day blogging challenge is much easier than a 30 day one….. Today is the end of #blog12daysxmas and also, co-incidentally the end of Part One of My Summer Break. I go back to work tomorrow for a week, then get to have another holiday before settling back into the 2014…

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The eleventh day of Christmas

On the eleventh day of Christmas I started to get organised for our holiday in Jindabyne in a week’s time. I go back to work for a week on Monday, then we head off over the weekend for some time away. Today I started collecting tourist information, storing web pages in Evernote and marking them…

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The tenth day of Christmas

On the tenth day of Christmas I did more family stuff. My brother and his family were in Sydney for only 3 or 4 days, so it was really important to take time out to spend with them. Mum and dad came up from Canberra to have dinner with us all last night – together…

The ninth day of Christmas

On the ninth day of Christmas I got to meet my 6 month old nephew. Born in the UK on my son’s 21st birthday, this is his ‘meet the family’ trip down under. He’s terribly cute, I already knew that from the photos and the skype call on Christmas Day but today I got a…

I can't find the origins of this photo, but clicking on it should take you back to the FB page on which I found it :)

The seventh day of Christmas…

…is also the last day of the year. I’m not much into making New Year’s resolutions. However, I like this idea, this picture has been making the rounds of Facebook over the past few days. In spite of busy lives, good things do happen along the way and it’s nice to remember those, even if…