"Looking forward to the weekend?" Ahmed asked. I actually was! Because I like to know about people and I like to talk, so making friends has always come naturally to me. On the other hand, Ahmed is awkward, especially when it's with someone he worked with; A dad of one of his pupils. So, imagine [...]
The New Year Work Out Plan
Our First Christmas Down Under – JallOz
Thank you Melbourne
Another city, another week, another work trip (and some FUN slipped in for good measure) I was required to attend a two day workshop in Melbourne which ended on Friday and decided to stay for the weekend and catch up with my partner in crime... Keeeeeren... AKA Karen. Also pronounced as Kieran. Here are a [...]
#WelcometoCanberra? What to do? Visit the National Zoo
So, it was our daughter’s 19th birthday on Wednesday and we decided to go to the zoo on the weekend. 19 years! Wow 🧡❤️💙💜💞-🖤-💗💓💖💘💝 Catch a marsupial by the tail... @JallOZ-Fraps Why is she on the floor? RJPhotography! Anything to get the shot! Manny the Marsupial Tree kangaroo Which pic is your fave? Peace, Love [...]
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 [...]
Canberra Living… Weekend Life Through Photos
Just a winter weekend in Canberra! Photos by Mrs Jalloh ™️😉 Some advice before his next run on the track On one of our weekly weekend walks... https://videopress.com/v/YVMel3mb?preloadContent=metadata My mane girl... Peace, Love and Happiness IG:@justJallOZ Twitter: @justJallOZ
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 [...]
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 [...]