Four Reasons Whales May Accidentally Beach

Each year whales migrate up and down the length of our Australian coastline, both east and west, in their search for warmer breeding grounds. People flock to our shores during migration season in the hope to catch a glimpse of

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Ready, Set, Jump into Summer 2017 C*U*R*R*E*N*T*L*Y SUMMER BLOG HOP

I know, what you are  thinking?  You may ask. It’s not summer? Winter has hit with a vengeance this week! Some of my author friends are currently preparing for their SUMMER blog Hop, dreaming of sun screen. Kids playing Marco Polo

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A Land of Sweeping Plains and Flooding Rains (Part 8)

We have a map of Australia hung on our wall at home to which we have pinned all the places we have managed to visit throughout all the years we have been together. There’s not much of this fabulous country

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A Land of Sweeping Plains and Flooding Rains (Part 7)

How are you at navigating? Are you any good with reading maps? Do you use the sun to gauge direction? I’ll admit navigating has never been my best attribute, yet as hubby is the driver that leaves me as the navigator.

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A Land of Sweeping Plains and Flooding Rains (Part 6)

Sometimes one of the best things about a road trip is the journey, other times it is the destination. In this case it was both of these and more, for it also meant catching up with family and friends. Two

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A Land of Sweeping Plains and Flooding Rains (Part 5)

‘Are we there yet?” Sound familiar?  It is a constant question we here as a parent whenever we attempt a road trip. Games, activities, books, songs, everything a resourceful parent can think of is usually needed to keep the kids

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A Land of Sweeping Plains and Flooding Rains (Part 3)

Do you have a bucket list? Have you managed to tick anything off that list? I have been fortunate in my life, so far I can tick off a number of dreams from my list. In no particular order they

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An Enchanting Underwater Adventure!

Kids love magic and sea creatures! Put them together and you have “The Magical Aquarium” by Cat Michaels.  An enchanting underwater magical sea adventure that is delightful, imaginative and inspiring. I was lucky to win a copy of this wonderful

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Love is in the Air! – International Book Day Blog Hop

“Love is in the air everywhere I look around   Love is in the air every sight and every sound And I don’t know if I’m being foolish Don’t know if I’m being wise But it’s something that I must

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International Book Giving Day Coming Soon!

It’s almost here! International Book Giving Day is the same day as Valentines Day, Feb 14!  What does this mean? Spreading the love of books to children everywhere! It’s such a wonderful idea I decided to jump onboard and join

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