Finding Our Dream Home? Part 2

Finding Our Dream Home? Part 2

This is it!Ahmed 2020 Hey Beautiful people, welcome back to the Jalloh family blog. Pull up a pew and stay for a while; We have some things to tell you. Be sure to read to the end so you can see the video of the day we moved in. During our first viewing, Ahmed and [...]

Quarantine Quickies: Liquid Art and Gold Spray

Quarantine Quickies: Liquid Art and Gold Spray

Hey Beautiful people, welcome back to the Jalloh family blog. Today, we show you a video from our YouTube channel for some art created by Ruth, over the weeks of quarantine. If you enjoy our family blog, don't forget to click the like, leave a comment and follow us for more Jalloh family content. https://youtu.be/t38hvQcRVyI [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

First Time Flyer … Alone!

First Time Flyer … Alone!

Travelling alone for work…! So, what type of plane is this? So… go to the conference in Sydney they said… it will be useful they said… a great opportunity to learn and build your network, plus your team are presenting at the conference. Well, no one told me that I would have to fly on [...]

I will have One for Australia Please!

I will have One for Australia Please!

When we started our journey into the blogging world, we said we wanted our blog to be the 3Is. Interesting! Informative! And interactive. We have asked for your input on topics you want us to write about and, we must say, you haven’t disappointed! Many of you have asked us to do a “shopping list” [...]

Back where it all started

During our short break to Brisbane (fondly known to Canberreans as Briss Vagas), I to wake up at 6:50 on one of the mornings. I had been listening to motivational videos and decided not to waste the day, so I asked Ahmed if he wanted to come out for a walk with me. Bare in [...]