14 Things I Learnt in 2014

I know I’ve already shared a few reflections about 2014, but when I read Gina’s 14 Things I Learnt in 2014 (thanks for the HT: Theresa) I couldn’t resist joining the fun. Yes I know her post really says Learned but that’s American speak, I was compelled to change the wording to English, so Learnt it […]

Ocean Swimming In Winter

Last Thursday we headed to a local coastal village for an appointment, promising the children a beach walk afterwards.  A walk on the beach wasn’t greeted with enthusiasm, swimming was what they really wanted. I stressed that one didn’t swim in the ocean in winter.  When the afternoon was sunny I compromised on “you can […]

Enjoying the Winter Sunshine

The winter sunshine has been beckoning us this week, calling us to ‘ditch the books’ and enjoy the warmer moments. The children pumped up the blow up pool with intentions of swimming in it, when I vetoed that idea and the plan to raft on the dam, “it’s winter children!” they compromised with rafting on […]

Weekly Portraits – 12th June Edition

A portrait of our children, once a week, every week, in 2014     1. Just couldn’t choose, so sharing lots of pics from one Sunday morning (be assured Bella didn’t ride in the car with just a seat belt, posing for photos only)   2. Trekking through the bush, we really are blessed to […]

Weekly Portraits – 26th May Edition

A portrait of our children, once a week, every week, in 2014   1. Our middle girls, enjoying the new park equipment.   2. Time has flown, can’t believe Bella is 5 months already!     3. Such a happy girl, always smiling, always charming. Love this little girl! Linking up at Practising Simplicity for […]

Weekly Portraits and Simple Things – 31st March Edition

A portrait of our children, once a week, every week, in 2014   1. Each ‘Portrait a Week’ must begin with Bella, just a requisite deal:)  It continues to astound me at how much joy this darling brings to our life.  Then again I’m certain we’ve felt like this before, a time or two or […]