Hold on… It May be a Hole in Your Heart (Hospital visit)

“Oh, hold on! There seems to be an anomaly in the ECG trace! Your chart seems to be showing that your heart is ischemic. I need to see Dr B to check something. I’ll be back.” Needless to say, the look on Ruth’s face took a turn. I’ve only ever seen the colour on her [...]

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)

Mount Coot-Tha (Going To New Heights)

Welcome to Mount Coot-Tha Today we decided to make the most of the Brisbane sun. It was due to be in the 20s, which is tropical compared to the current temperature in Canberra. We used this opportunity to get in a work-out and hiked up "the mount" and also as a "date". Our daughter (18 [...]

Finding a New Home

So, whilst the boys were busy settling into a new school; our daughter and I were busy trying to find us a new home. At this stage we were living in a hotel and the novelty was quickly wearing off. We went to see a beautiful house, it looked like a new build, had a [...]

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 [...]

Finding Your Purpose!

Yay Me... 'Employment is important for a person’s well-being. Work often boosts a person’s morale integrity. It also gives the person self confidence especially when socialising with other people' Following Ahmeds exciting news on 8th of April, on our drive back from Canberra to Sydney, I received a call from a Canberra number. I initially [...]

If It’s Outside of Your Time; It’s Your Time…

3 States, 2 Jalloh’s, 1 Day On Route to get the Rental Car from East Coast Rentals Ahmed got up quickly and went outside. I didn’t think much of it; I just thought he was on his way to get something from the car. Then I noticed he had stopped walking, as I looked up [...]

Congratulations – You have a Job Interview (Part 2)

The email came in and I responded. Yes, I was going to make it to the interview on Monday. Road Trip! In 1 Day, 2 JallOz visited 3 States... Off We Go! We were booked... We were packed and we set off! OOPS... Safety first! 2 miles down the road and we had to turn [...]