Fairy Tales of Sand

Sand Sculpture

There is a yearly sand sculpture festival in Burgas (Bulgaria) that we've been visiting every time we come. Three years ago this is where my daughter went missing. She was 2 years old at the time and she was gone for good 10-15 minutes. The only reason I didn't call the police was that I was still … [Read more...]

‘We made bush’


Every year we plant trees for National Tree Day and last weekend we went to check on our plants from 2012.   Big difference! The kids were so excited. 'We made bush!' My son commented that it was nice to see how much we'd helped. My daughter pointed at the highest trees … [Read more...]

Spring is just around the corner


A couple of years ago a posted a photo of snowdrops for my Wordless Wednesday post. This week I noticed snowdrops again... in the very same spot. In fact, this is the only place I've seen snowdrops in Australia. Is it because they don't usually grow here or is it because of my city living? Snowdrops … [Read more...]

Change your life in 10,000 steps


A couple of months ago I downloaded a pedometer app for my iPhone. At first I was just curious. I thought I was quite active. I don't drive and I like walking, so I was confident that I was doing 10,ooo steps a day anyway. It didn't turn out that way. On days when I had some time to go for a walk … [Read more...]