Do you remember when you were young kids and played so hard, you would run so very fast, or jump so high that your chest hurt and you had to stop to catch your breath just to do it again the whole day, and how happy that made you feel? Well, these shots of my son took me back to that time. There must be something joyful about keeping your body up in the air that he always try to […]
The chatters and giggles and occasional shouts drew me to Mr 8’s room. This was how I found them playing together. Deep in their fantasy of pirate ship and snake monsters they have gone. One of the snake even had a split personality, I heard the snake’s tail always made a strong argument against its head. The room was dark, the blind was shut and they were up on the top bunk bed with only the bedside lamp as the source […]
It’s not enough that I felt quite disoriented and lost being out in public without an iPhone (my scatterbrain self accidentally left it at home), I suddenly found myself surrounded by intergalactic characters in mini sizes that caused further slip in my grip to reality. It was quite overwhelming.There were a couple of Leias, one really small Darth Vader, one not so scary Darth Maul, Storm Troopers and some alien breed of fairy princess Amadala (this little girl had that […]
Again we were woken up by the sound of rain this morning in Sydney. This week just reminded me of the wet week in Canberra a couple of months back. So wet. So long. But this morning I was very lucky. I had not one, but two very colourful visitors at my window! The Lorikeets! To lighten the room a little bit I thought it’d best to open the blinds really wide. As I opened it, one bird flew and hopped onto […]
I don’t get my kids’ excitement over playgrounds.I understand that playing at the playground is mighty fun and all, and I love to see them active in the playground (all that jumping, swinging, climbing, spinning etc) but really, aren’t they like waterfalls? You see one you’ve seen them all? I don’t have any childhood memories of being super excited about a playground. Not in my home town (maybe back in the day it was non existent), nor when we went […]
This photo gives me a peaceful feeling. My son (8) loves fishing. Sitting quietly is never really his thing. Except for when he is fishing. And he can sit for a long time too, as long as he has that rod in his hands. We didn’t fish often enough, only on camping holidays, which is probably two or three times a year for him. We didn’t catch any fish that day, but he was okay with that. I wish my […]
The cloud was really dark in the morning, the humidity was so high you could almost smell the rain in the air, and the forecast did mention morning rain. This photo was taken in the kids splash and spray area at the local pool. Well, not exactly my local, but anyway. I took the kids out for a little water play, with some friends and their kids. Glad we weren’t deterred by the dark clouds, nor trusted the weather forecast, […]
Last minute decision + luck = Camping in Tumbaramba, NSW right after Christmas. The camping area was located around mount Kosciuszko, where it’s usually covered in snow during winter, in summer however it looks totally different and beautiful.