Goodbye Gladstone

Goodbye Gladstone

This morning I was on breakfast duty. Belinda had picked up some bacon, eggs and pancake mix yesterday, and I was in charge of ensuring we didn’t end up at McDonalds for breakfast. After a few minutes trying to work out the stove top, I was underway. The kids enjoyed the freedom of being able to travel the elevator from floor to floor, to visit Grandma or Uncle Brad and Aunty Kellie. So I sent them to collect a second…

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Goodbye Nan

Goodbye Nan

Today was a day with some mixed emotions but also some consolation in knowing that we now have a place to go to remember Nan. Boyne Island has always had a special place in my heart. Although I have many fond memories of Nan and Pop, the best memories I have, are here in Boyne Island. We started our day with the kids roller blading around Turtle way. I may have made a wrong turn which almost ended with an…

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Christmas Day 2019

Christmas Day 2019

Christmas day has finally arrived! Saying that, this year feels like it has gone so quickly. I started my 3 weeks of holidays on Saturday, so it has been great to relax for a few days before getting into the Christmas activities. On Christmas morning we were woken up at 1.30am by Emma, then again at 2.30am, 3.00am and finally gave in at 5.00am to open up some presents. After the kids opened their presents, we thought why not go…

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Carnival of Flowers 2019

Carnival of Flowers 2019

We attended the annual Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers again this year. This year was the 70th anniversary of the event. Belinda, Declan and Emma all participated in the parade with Emma’s dance group, Dancing Stars Toowoomba. Here are a few photos from the event. The parade starts at 3:00pm every year on Saturday afternoon and goes for about an hour and a half. Here is a short video of the Dancing Stars entry in the parade. Emma was on the…

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