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King Island Walk

A while back, Kristy found an article on must do Brisbane about walking to an island at low tide. Intriguing! Sounded like something right up our alley! So we trundled over to Wellington Point on Saturday to check it out.

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Sutton’s Beach

Desperate for a fix of sand on Sunday, we headed to Sutton’s Beach to see what it had to offer. Its funny as I don’t really think of the Redcliffe area as “beachy” but if you just want to dig

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Oscar’s Kindy Picnic

On Saturday morning, we trolleyed down to Teralba Park to meet up with a gaggle of other youngsters (and their families) from Oscar’s kindy. It was a picnic morning tea organised by the centre to give the families and staff

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The Waiting Game

Tomorrow, Kristy will be ten days overdue with #2. For the most part, the waiting has been fine – we’ve just kept our plans very light over the last few weeks, and taken each day as it comes. And on

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Swimming with the French(es)

Our backyard is quite private, given that we’re pretty much at the top of a hill, and have fairly high fences and hedges around most of the yard. The only exception to this the back neighbour’s house on the right,

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Cookeing in Brisbane

Yes, I’m really harping on a theme here, but this is the last post I promise! After our vacation at the coast, we all headed up to Brisbane for the final leg of the Cooke’s Australian tour. Brisbane is a

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Fun with credit card fraud

Yesterday I was checking over our credit card statement and found an entry for something called “”. I certainly didn’t recognise it, so I sent a screenshot to Kristy to ask if she knew what it was. Happily/sadly, her response

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Oscar’s Trampoline

It’s been a long time coming, but now that the backyard renovations have pretty much concluded, it was finally time to construct Oscar’s trampoline – a spanking new Large Vuly Thunder. The original plan was to build it to the

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Grinstead Park

On my way to work a few weeks ago, the traffic was crawling past Grinstad Park at Enoggera. Whilst I was sitting there trying to gauge exactly how much I was enjoying the morning commute (very little), I happened to

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Edward Allison Park

What kid doesn’t love throwing rocks into a creek? Of course by “kid” here I mean “adult”, and clearly the answer to the question is not “me”. So, in this spirit, we took a jaunt down to Edward Allison Park

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  • Carolyn: All fun aside, that is not a nice operation. I had one similar back when I was in my 20′s. Get well soon. Lots of Love.
  • Celeste Donnachie: Dude… that green moustache is impressive! You guys are going through so much. I love your positivity and upbeat attitude! You’ll conquer the world with it you know!...
  • Robyn: Being to look like Groucho Marx. Hope you recover quickly.
  • Mr Ed: :( I hope things turn the corner for you lot.. it seems like things get rougher and rougher.
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