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Sydney’s Best Playgrounds – Parramatta Park {Updated}

Have you been for a visit to Parramatta Park?  Whaaat!??  Well, come on, start packing the picnic stuff, get the stroller folded up and get over there.  The Park is a beautiful spot and very significant in the history of Sydney. And there are two playgrounds to visit.  OK, so neither of them would … [Read More...]


Watching Whales Around Sydney

Whale watching season is upon us. Myself and the kids saw some whales heading north in July when we were in Jervis Bay. … [Read More...]


Miracle on the Great Barrier Reef – Kids Take Holiday Photos of Mum For Once

Miracle1: Teens in photo with their mother. Miracle2;  Teens smiling, more or less... Do you come home from a holiday … [Read More...]

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On The International Day Of The Girl Child My Question Is: Why Don’t Girls Rule The World?

Now tell me I am not alone here... in thinking that my daughter is FAR smarter than my boys, far more capable, far more … [Read More...]


Why This FIFO Lifestyle Can Just F… Off

Look, I'm not saying for a moment that having a husband with a fly in fly out (FIFO) job is all bad. There are many … [Read More...]

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The Best Bushy, Natural Playgrounds in Sydney

We're fortunate to live in a cul de sac in the bush. Garigal National Park is our backyard and some beautiful misty … [Read More...]

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Muddy’s Playground On The Esplanade In Cairns

Alright, we admit it, we are playground nerds. And when in Cairns, there's one huge and very marvellous playground … [Read More...]

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Why We Are Loving The Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Now then, it had been more than 20 years since I'd stayed in Cairns and back then it had been strictly backpacker-only … [Read More...]

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National Tree Day + 10 Reasons The Bush Is Good For Your Health

This post is brought to you by National Tree Day I've been looking forward to sharing with readers a lovely experience … [Read More...]

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News: Family Activities at The Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains

Hello! Here's some news about the Fairmont Resort in the Blue Mountains.  I'm keen to get up some posts that readers … [Read More...]

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Family Holiday Packing List For Cairns, Port Douglas and Other Hot Spots

So we're off to Cairns and Port Douglas on Thursday, and in an atypical move, I'm aiming to be quite organised about … [Read More...]

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