Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Life Lately - South Coast





 What a wild old ride this life of work, motherhood, independence and dependence is. Like a tsunami of goodness and craziness all at once. Consistent in it's chaos, if nothing else.

Seldom do I make the time to blog these days but tonight I find myself with a glass of Grenache and a  desire to clear my head. So here I am, at the computer - that sexy neon screen that demands so much of my attention every.single.bloody.day. Modernity. Post Modernity. Post Post Modernity. Whatever. Technology is a god. Gosh, so deep today.

Anyways, we recently spent one glorious week on the South Coast of NSW and it was GOOD. Like 7th day good. We rested... and ate gelato. It was amazing. Totally real God sanctioned.

With all of the working and stressing that fills our usual weeks it was simply delicious to escape it all and fully engage with the kids for an extended period. They really are wonderful, little people. Always ready with a poo joke or a fart when you least expect it.

We kept our days very simple and worked to highly relaxed schedule of early wake ups, loads of TV before breakfast, beach plays/walks followed by gelato, hot lunches at local cafes, sleeps in the afternoon before following the morning routine of TV and beach once again.

It was just what we needed. A change of scenery. A chance to stop. A bit of proper togetherness.


As school teachers my parents were always really good at taking my bother and I away during the holidays. We always enjoyed caravan park adventures, blow up boating in crystal clear waters and the joy of a meat pie with strawberry milk. I look back at those times with such fondness and with any luck, the sight of the golden sun setting behind enormous rolling hills will conjure happy memories for my kids too.

In other news, our young Elke turns 3 on Sunday. CAN YOU BELIEVE IT????? Three years since that dark haired mystery girl was laid on my chest. Slow down, life. I mean it.





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