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Fiji Baby – South Sea Island

We have just spent the most amazing week on holiday in stunning Fiji hence the radio silence for a bit. I want to tell you all about it right here and right now but there is so much to say that I think it is best if I split it into bite size chunks (and also so that I can relive it some more each time I write a post).

Fiji is made up of a little more than 322 islands, and of those islands there are only around 110 or so that are inhabited.

As I am sure you can imagine given that we were there for just 8 days, we didn’t get to see all 322!

We were based in the Fiji main island and our resort was on Denaru island, we did get the opportunity however to leave the luxury Read more…

STOP! . . . It’s Fiji time.

We have just spent the most amazing week on holiday in stunning Fiji hence the radio silence for a bit. I want to tell you all about it right here and right now but there is so much to say that I think it is best if I split it into bite size chunks (and also so that I can relive it some more each time I write a post).

I was expecting beautiful sandy beaches, warm inviting ocean and lazy days lounging by the gorgeous pool at our resort.

I wasn’t disappointed. Read more…

The Bright side

I feel a bit bad having told you all about our weekend from hell, without telling you any of the good bits and there were some good bits – honestly! it has just taken me a long time to write about them.

It will be a pretty short post though!!

I have said before, that the whole purpose of the weekend away was for husb to take part in the Great Ocean Road Half Marathon. Husb says I have to tell you that it was very hilly.

It was very hilly.

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Festive Frolics Down Under

Merry Christmas one and all I hope you had a relaxing time full of your own brand of festive frolics. Our first Christmas Down Under has now been and gone, there were some similarities and the inevitable differences between here and the UK.
I’d like to say that the days leading up to the Big Day were full of the usual preparations, mad present buying, last minute wrapping, last minute ingredient buying, but I won’t because they weren’t. Instead we did this… Read more…

On the road again . . .

This weekend we thought we would try out the monster truck properly, so we went trucking down The Great Ocean Road.

The Bear was very excited . . .

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