It’s hard to believe that we’ve just entered our final week living abroad! Say what?! Nicola is on winter holiday, which we’ve lovingly renamed winter-summer holiday since it will be the dead of summer when we return to the States. It’s funny to pack for two contrasting seasons in one suitcase, but to tell you … Read More
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 they fly really low, close to the rooftops. We always wondered where they … Read More
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. It’s winter here so we didn’t have to wait long. I love the … Read More
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 knew absolutely nothing about plants before I moved here. Now I know a … Read More
The image on this shark report cracked me up. 🦈 Also, I’m very glad I wasn’t at the beach this day!
We heard about Spice Alley from a neighbor (thanks, Andrea!) and headed there for dinner on Saturday night. It’s a laneway of Asian cuisine hawker-style eateries—a local-excursion adventure that ends in street food? Sign me up! Options included wide gamet of dishes and sides—Japanese, Thai, Malaysian, Cantonese, Vietnamese and Singaporean. And then we wandered around the … Read More