Quarantine Quickies : Upcycling An Ikea Table

Quarantine Quickies : Upcycling An Ikea Table

Like most people, we are staying home and staying safe over the Easter. Filled with the 'art bug', J boy and I have fallen for the 'up-cycling bug'. We have a table from Ikea that we wanted to make pretty so I set out the black adhesive marble paper and gold spray paint. Clean the [...]

What we ate Wednesday part 3: The Old Bank – Dubbo

What we ate Wednesday part 3: The Old Bank – Dubbo

At the Old Bank restaurant & bar, enjoy delicious food and craft beer, surrounded by talented musicians, in one of Dubbo’s most iconic heritage buildings. If you haven't already, Like a post, Share a post and Follow our journey! I was away in Dubbo, for work and as a team we had decided upon the [...]

What We Ate Wednesday: Double Shot Deakin

What We Ate Wednesday: Double Shot Deakin

Photography by: RJOz We decided to have a relaxing weekend; potter about the house doing some gardening and grabbing lunch at a new spot. We decided to go to Double Shot so keep reading to find out what we got... So, Ahmed in his infinite wisdom, said, “we should rate the place, take some photos [...]

Family Friday: What a Flipping Great Time

Family Friday: What a Flipping Great Time

For the longest time, we tried to keep a regular gym routing in London, with mixed results. So, we've decided to diversify our family exercise. Our son continued with gymnastics and the rest of us joined Orange Theory Fitness (OTF). We needed things we could also do together, so we decided Thursday will be Active [...]

Family Friday: Our Daughter Left Us for A Boy

Family Friday: Our Daughter Left Us for A Boy

"Our daughter is the happy moments of our past, joyful moments of our present and the promise of our future!" Quote By: Some Fortune Cookie Somewhere AJOz: This has been an amazing 18 years and witnessing many of her firsts was special. I was there when she was born and had her first sneeze. I [...]

The New Year Work Out Plan

The  New Year Work Out Plan

The New Gym Squad What did you do for the to ring in the New Year? Did you make any resolutions? We are genuinely interested to know, so if you don't mind sharing, send us a comment. By now, the euphoria of the countdown has run out, the alcohol (for those who drink) has passed [...]

Our First Christmas Down Under – JallOz

Our First Christmas Down Under – JallOz

Following a question from our son, in June, we knew Christmas was going to be significantly different this year. As he played on his Nintendo Switch, he glanced over the screen and said, "Is it nearly Christmas, yet?"

Belonging! Life is Not Always Black or White.

Belonging! Life is Not Always Black or White.

Growing up mixed race, in London in the 90's, the word 'belonging' was one that was always present... Moving to Australia with my husband and children was no different! Some people have asked me how I feel about leaving my family and moving to the other side of the world. I have different feelings each [...]