Coney Island

The kids only had two free days in NYC. The first was spent being snowed on in a slow moving bus before napping/shopping. The second proved to be a HUGE dilemma. We took the kids to Central Park in the morning and that kept most of them happy for about an hour. Then we were... Continue Reading →

Central Park

Central Park is without a doubt the best thing about NYC. It almost makes up for the fact that NY businesses dump their rubbish right on the sidewalk producing all kinds of funky smells. (I'm not joking - picture evidence below) It is HUGE!! If memory serves me right I think it's about 770 acres... Continue Reading →

My Night as a Proper New Yorker.

When I last left you I was in Macy’s McDonalds eating Isabelle’s unwanted Happy Meal apples. I had been messaging my friend in Australia (who is American) all day and she had kindly organised tickets for me to see her brothers band all the way down town. I am a huge fan of his band,... Continue Reading →

First Day in NYC!!!

Our first day in NYC was not what I expected or had prepared for but ended up being the best day EVER!! But first we must go through a bit/lot of whinging. It is one of my finest talents (along with superb bladder control and being able to sleep anywhere - a woman of many... Continue Reading →

24 Hours of Hell

For some. Not for me though as I had a lovely 10 hour or so snooze on the first flight and then a solid 3 hours on the second flight. We left Brisbane Thursday morning and hopped on a QANTAS Dreamliner flight. 12 hours of flying would take us straight from Brisbane to LAX. The... Continue Reading →

GIRLS ON (a dance) TOUR

Four years ago I dragged Kylah to a new musical theatre school despite her loud, anguished protests that she was happy at her current one. The musical theatre school she had been at was certainly comfortable for her, but it cost me a small fortune and I could not see any progress in her abilities.... Continue Reading →

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