• Emma

    Emma at Mirambeena

    Emma has finished at her kindy (Mirambeena) and moving onto big girl school. I can’t believe how quickly time passes. Here is a video that Mirambeena put together of Emma’s time there.

  • Barbeques,  Events

    BBQ at Grandma’s House

    A Barbeque at Grandma’s house is too good an offer to refuse. It had been some time since we were all gathered together in the same place for the same reason. We thought we would take the opportunity to get…

  • Birthdays,  Ben,  Events

    Ben’s 8th Birthday

    Today Ben turned 8! We didn’t get to celebrate his birthday on his birthday again this year, but still had a blast. Brad, Kellie and Marshall came up for the party, as well as Kate and the girls. It was…

  • Australia,  Darling Downs,  Holidays

    Camping at Leslie Dam

    Over the September school holidays we decided to do a weekend of camping, boating and fishing. We arrived on Thursday and setup our camp spot. We were pretty much the only ones on the camp ground, so were able to…

  • Australia,  Townsville,  2014,  Holidays

    Billabong Sanctuary

    Today we spent our day visiting the Billabong Sanctuary, just a few minutes south of Townsville. We first were greeted by “Goliath” the largest saltwater crocodile in captivity in the Northern Territory at the time. He measured 5.2 metres long…

  • Australia,  Townsville,  2014,  Holidays


    Today we decided to drive to Paluma, which is just north of Townsville. When I was a kid I remember camping at Paluma on school camp. Along the way we stopped at Little crystal creek and took some photos. The…

  • Australia,  Townsville,  2014,  Holidays

    The Strand

    It has been over 10 years since I last visited Townsville and a lot has changed in that time. One of those things is the Strand. I was pleasantly surprised to see how much the Strand has been transformed. From…

  • Australia,  Townsville,  2014,  Holidays

    Barra Fun Park

    Today I took the older boys out to a Barramundi fishing park. It didn’t take long for the fish to start biting. Declan was the first to catch a fish. Ben caught his fish a few minutes later. He was…

  • Australia,  Townsville,  2014,  Holidays

    Castle Hill & Pallarenda Beach

    No trip to Townsville would be complete without visiting Castle Hill. Today we travelled up to Castle Hill to see the views of Townsville. Over towards the south-east (Railway Estate) we could see and clearly hear the roar of the…