Category Archives: Family

Weekly Photo Challenge: Today Was a Good Day

Today was a good day. After a gruelling couple of weeks at work I gave myself the day off. My father is in poor health with a neurological disorder and brain damage caused by a fall last year. He is … Continue reading

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Getting on with life but never forgetting….

As the remnants of the delicious meal are cleared away on my flight home from London to Melbourne, the soul-lifting tunes of Vance Joy filling my head, the massage chair gently pummelling my lumbar region, maybe it’s the Macedon Ranges … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Express Yourself

The Australia Day long weekend marks the end of my summer vacation. Wanting to make the most of the carefree, laid back days of summer we took a small road trip to the beach again today. Joshua packed his rollerblades … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Summer vacation

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed

The shadows on the lake bring peace and tranquility on a rainy morning on summer vacation; a beautiful place to stop for coffee.

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Weekly photo challenge: New

It doesn’t matter how many times we do it, every year that we head to Merimbula in New South Wales for summer vacation is exciting and new. Just like last year, and the year before that, and the many years … Continue reading

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Having the time of my life

The second of January is always a day of reflection for me. It was on this day thirty-five years ago that I underwent an above-knee amputation for bone cancer; the day my life dramatically changed course. This was followed by … Continue reading

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