Friday, 25 July 2008

School holiday fun

This post has been a while coming, but during the school holiday I didn't seem to get my head around it. We had a great holiday. It was wonderful to have a rest from the schoolruns and sports training. We enjoyed long leisurely mornings when all the kids came in for a snuggle until the hungerpangs became too strong to ignore.

The cousins managed to get together - this only happens a couple of times of year, and so it's great when we can manage it. They are all very close in age and play beautifully together.

I am very happy for their fun relationship since I grew up without a single cousin. I am from a country with a birthrate of 1.4. (This made me 1 and my brother 0.4 I suppose...... :)
But, I digress..

The Powerhouse Museum was a big hit as well. We had lots of fun pushing buttons, pulling levers and seeing some fun exhibits. Afterwards LP declard that she wants to have 2 jobs when she grows up. She wants to be a teacher and a builder. Apparently the hardhat, wheelbarrows and crane in Zoe's playhouse inspired her.

The most favourite activity was the visits to the BMX track. The last time we went we had told LP she was not allowed on it until her training wheels were off. Since then we hadn't been there and then there was the broken elbow. But literally within hours of the cast coming off, the bikes were loaded into the car. (though I'm not sure that was what the orthopaedic surgeon had recommended for the recovery).

In the first shot, I thought Doodlebug was actually going to do a forward flip, but thankfully the rear wheel made contact with the ground again.

Jake also enjoyed running on the bumps.


  1. That looks like a fun track, where is it?

  2. Terrey Hills, off Mona Vale Rd before the nurseries - I can give you proper directions if you want..


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