Welcome to ten on ten! On the 10th of each month I share 10 photos from our family life. I know I am a bit late sharing this post but I am sure you can forgive me!
The heat was intense, it was a welcome relief when the weather turned. The sky grew dark, loud claps of thunder echoed through the sky and lightening could be seen in the distance.Read More »
Welcome to ten on ten! On the 10th of each month I share 10 photos from our family life.
Spring is here and the weather is warming up so we have been making the most of it.
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When I think about spring as a child it brings back memories of picnics in the bush, cooking on an open fire and searching for native orchids and other wildflowers. I grew up in a small wheatbelt town which is know as wildflower country.Read More »
Welcome to ten on ten! On the 10th of each month I share 10 photos taken in a day.
As soon as we opened the gate we entered into a new world. Boshack Outback is more than just a farm stay. They are eco-friendly and have as little impact on the environment as possible. They are off the grid, all solar powered and drinking water comes from a fresh water spring.Read More »
Recently I watched a documentary on David Gulpilil an aboriginal actor. Something he said has stuck with me. “In the blackfella world we share everything. Everything is ours. In the whitefella world it is private property and everything belongs to someone else.” He went on to say “Blackfella world you have nothing, a spear and your ready to go. Whitefella have too much junk.”
It got me thinking about how we live our life. In our culture we collect things. My house is full of books that I have read once and will probably never pick up again. Vases that never hold flowers, ornaments and other dust collectors.Read More »
To tell you the truth I was a little nervous about doing the Holland Track. I didn’t really know what to expect. I just knew we would be in a remote part of Western Australia 4wding for 3 days. Thoughts were running through my head like what if the kids get hurt or sick? What if we breakdown and can’t get help? I mean the thought of spending days on end in a car with small children is enough to send anyone into a panic attack. What I didn’t expect was to be intrigued by the pioneer John Holland and his life.
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I am a Sandgroper, so who better to give you a local guide to Perth. Not sure what a Sandgroper is? It is the affectionate name given to Western Australians as our state is full of sand!
Perth is the most isolated city in the world. It is easier and cheaper for us to duck over to Bali than visit our friends in the Eastern States. Perth is very laid back, we love getting outdoors and making the most of our glorious weather. In fact we enjoy more sunshine in Perth than any other city in Australia.Read More »