Scottish Stories – On Friendships Old and New

two little friends

I ran away from home when I was 16 years old. Well, actually, I got myself a scholarship to a school on the West Coast of Scotland where I boarded for the equivalent of Years 11 and 12.

Luckily for me, another new girl started at the same time, and, like me, JV had come from a huge public school. We bonded straight away and so began many adventures.

JV’s Mum was always really good to me and I spent lots of time at their house.

Our toast festivals were legendary.

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The Macquarie Big Swim 2013 – It Was Big!

  So the health and fitness goal that has seen me through summer has been ocean swimming. I’ve been training with Can Too with my goal swim being The Big Swim, from Palm Beach to Whale Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. And … Read More

Couple of weeks in january

Whew! That was a busy two weeks.  We’ve been up and down between Sydney and Jervis Bay like wee rockets.

With some careful planning, and the assistance of the lovely Bethany our au pair, I did a bit of dividing and conquering the kids which worked really well. Whew again!

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Five Escapes From Peril

This post is brought to you by Southern Cross Insurance     I loved travelling before I had the children, and especially loved wafting around the world alone.  I do still love travelling but let’s just say it’s got a … Read More