This morning while packing the kids into the car for school I had a moment of extreme insanity. I told myself that instead of going to the air conditioned gym {complete with fresh face towels and ice water} I would break the mould and run outside, spice things up a little and exercise outside. Outside […]

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Tomorrow is the first day of February. Which means we have been living in 2015 for a whole 31 days, who knew! I always feel unsettled in January, not sure of the year ahead, tying up loose ends from the year before and carrying a big chunk of denial around on my shoulder that a […]


Let’s play ball

by Danielle on January 24, 2015

in family life, kids

Josceline is still moving through the motions where she refuses to have her photo taken, Josceline is still moving through the motions where she refuses to have her photo taken,┬áit has been going on for over a year now and has been a constant battle of bribery and negotiations and nothing ever works. All I […]


Crocosaurus Cove

by Danielle on January 16, 2015

in darwin, family life, kids

One of the benefits of being a local up here is that once you have one to the major tourist attractions once most of them have will give you a locals pass for free or a very minimal cost so you can come back time and time again through out the year. Earlier in the […]



by Danielle on January 13, 2015

in family life

My aim for 2015 is to re-focus and find some balance. Part of this whole re-focusing thing is to pick up my camera and find my mojo again I seem to have left it back in July 2014 when our mini break turned into me being on permanent vacation. So I’m starting from scratch, experimenting […]


In 2014 I felt like I spent a large part of the year trying to de-clutter our lives with very little success. Renovating inside your house and building a shed will do that to you I guess but for most of the year I felt consumed by the mess, the chaos, the slack tradesmen and […]