Category Archives: Photos

Taking Photography classes, Part 2 [and the products]

I took another photography class today. I was torn between getting out and about on my own and playing around, and taking another class as soon as I could to get the most of out Mindy’s teaching… and decided that … Continue reading

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Putting my camera into manual mode [My very first photography class]

Five months ago I became the owner of my first DSLR camera. And in those 5 months I have taken a handful of ‘nice’ photos using the camera on its automatic setting. But that’s it. Six weeks in NYC is … Continue reading

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A New York winter, and my first AirBNB experience [Weeks 1 & 2…]

Before we left Australia, we organised an apartment to stay in for our first week in the city. Once we arrived and were able to have a look at some other places, we’d make a decision on whether to stay … Continue reading

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The year that was [my au pair year in photos]

Most of you probably didn’t notice, but I failed to post my annual humble brag letter this year. In all the craziness of the last few months, I never felt the drive, not the need to write one. Usually I … Continue reading

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American Easter [in the lead up] and my recipe for Australian Hot Cross Buns

American’s are crazy about holidays. You can buy greeting cards in this country for holidays that I didn’t even knew exist, or at least I didn’t think were worthy of greeting cards. I mean, really, people send greeting cards for … Continue reading

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Happy ‘Stralya Day [from the other side of the world]

I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains, Of ragged mountain ranges, Of droughts and flooding rains. I love her far horizons, I love her jewel-sea, Her beauty and her terror – The wide brown land for me! … Continue reading

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My first American sports game – Celtics vs. OKC Thunder, and the night I walked a mile in the snow!

The last few days have been a bit all over the place – and by that I mean mainly spent in bed. Miss 3 caught what we thought was a cold from her cousin over Christmas, and passed it on … Continue reading

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