"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 [...]
Category: Making the decision to leave the UK
The New Year Work Out Plan
Our First Christmas Down Under – JallOz
What Does it Mean to Belong? Life is Not Always Black & 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!
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” [...]
Well, That Was An Expensive Surprise!
Culture cuts... Not cutting the culture out... Cutting the Culture into (Australia) Well... It's the half term holidays coming up and we found ourselves asking "what should we do"? It was a pointless question as we both knew what we wanted to do. That was to go and see our family and get a little [...]
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 [...]
Mount Coot-Tha (Going To New Heights)
What’s in Our Hand Luggage for a Long Haul Flight?!?
We are a weird family for a number of reasons; one is the fact that we all like to travel and enjoy the long haul flights. From our perspective, my husband and I enjoy the time to just sit back and relax, watch movies, eat, read books, play cards, do some visualization and sometimes have [...]