Evening Bats

Every night just when it’s starting to get dark, thousands of bats fly over our house. In the summer, we sit outside some evenings and watch them from our terrace. They’re flying foxes, which are fruit bats, and a lot of times […]

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Using Her Voice

When Nicola and I were at the grocery store the other week, she asked me to buy a particular bag of snacks for school. The last time she’d gotten them, they’d come with a special eraser. (They’re called rubbers here, but I […]

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Vivid This Year

We were lucky enough to catch Vivid again this year. It’s so magical to watch the city light up! Here are a few highlights from the night. We got down to Circular Quay early and waited for the sun to go down. […]

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Things I Like in Sydney

Here’s a collection of photographs I’ve taken around Sydney lately, mainly in Paddington and Woollahra near our house. I had to laugh that there is a serious foliage theme going on. (I didn’t pick up on that when I snapped them!) I […]

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The Cusp | Zero Waste Travel

Living on the other side of the world has got me thinking a lot lately about…trash. It’s not something we often think about at home (unless it needs to be taken out) or even think of on the go, but I’ve noticed […]

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New Zealand

We took soooooooo many photos in New Zealand. Here’s the final batch. Tim in front of a moa statue. Did I tell you we went to an ice bar? It was constructed of blocks of ice, but truth be told it was […]

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Dolphins in Milford Sound

Our New Zealand trip was the perfect mix of pre-planned activities and spontaneous adventures. Isn’t it hard to nail that balance? We mostly end up overdoing it, but not this time! We booked a last minute cruise on Milford Sound and it […]

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Queenstown & Milford Sound: Scenic Pics

We spent a long weekend in Queenstown, New Zealand, which is only a 3-hour flight from Sydney. Here is a collection of photos from the trip. It had been over a year since we’d seen snow! Nicola was ecstatic. I must admit […]

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