Travel Blogs from Southport, Australia

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The postman rings twice, Southport, Australia travel blog

The postman rings twice

A travel blog entry by noah_and_bree

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Today starts well. Parcels.  Something we ordered for Woody arrived this morning which is a massive relief.  It is the only thing he has mentioned he would like for Christmas and he only mentioned in a couple of days ago.  We are ...

Go Suns!, southport, Australia travel blog

Go Suns!

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Woody wakes in a terrific mood and even mine and Noah's reluctance to wake up and get out of bed does not dampen his spirits. After a minute we leap into action, inhale some tea and Skype the 'awesomestow’ eves and have a brilliant catch ...

The Dizza is a dark horse, southport, Australia travel blog

The Dizza is a dark horse

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... and the bank is not open.  Not a cracking start, but it does feel good to be early for something. We head over to Australia Fair so Mum can go gets jobs done, Post Office, Medicare, mobile phone.  It is thirsty work so we stop for a restorative ...

Keep the faith, southport, Australia travel blog

Keep the faith

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... to squeeze in the story how Grandma caught and ate a hammerhead shark.  Grandma is becoming quite legendary on the Mum circuit in Southport.  Woody has a little bit of homework to do so we chat to the teacher about this and then we head home. I ...

Dad, you are like a massive piece of meat, southport, Australia travel blog

Dad, you are like a massive piece of meat

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Well, we wake up with that Friday feeling. It's brilliant. We play some Lego and out of the blue Elwood says to Noah, 'Dad you are like a massive piece of meat’.  We have no idea what he meant by this as we could not ask him as we were too ...

No jokes about arks please folks., southport, Australia travel blog

No jokes about arks please folks.

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... the most fantastic thing I have ever heard in my life. When we get home, I watch my fave new addiction – ‘Australia’s Biggest Loser’  and there is much talk of chocolate and cakes etc and I get the munchies snack on chocolate ...

Can you dress me like Roger?, southport, Australia travel blog

Can you dress me like Roger?

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We intend to be out the door at 7.30am so we can pop into a market before footy.   We wake up at 8.22am sharp.  Football starts in 8 minutes.  Oh boy.  Nobody is washed, or dressed, or packed.  And my head feels weird and I ...

Mummy is not making me feel very welcome, southport, Australia travel blog

Mummy is not making me feel very welcome

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Wait for it. I get up first with Woody and Noah has a lie in, of sorts.  It starts well.  We have brekkie, and we listen to audiobooks and I update our incoming and outgoing record keeping.  Tick.  That is a job off the list. Woody ...

The light at the end of the tunnel, southport, Australia travel blog

The light at the end of the tunnel

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Today Woody wakes up first and cannot wait to see the Lego dinosaur Noah made him overnight. He drags Noah into the lounge and is suitably impressed.  Noah goes back to sleep and I kind of doze until Elwood insists that someone gets up and gets him ...

It is birthday crazy around here, southport, Australia travel blog

It is birthday crazy around here

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We wake up late. (We as in me and Noah, Mum has been up browsing you tube clips with Woody.)  In one way, yikes!, we are running late.  In another way, high five!, as we wake up rested and not shattered. Noah gets Woody dressed and I get ...

You sure can have too much of a good thing..., southport, Australia travel blog

You sure can have too much of a good thing...

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Monday is swimming day and today we are not the smug parents. We are the running late parents, trying not to snap at each other, whilst we launch our child in the direction of the pool from the car park.  Not the best... Regardless of this early ...

When am I getting up to watch TV?, southport, Australia travel blog

When am I getting up to watch TV?

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Right, we're getting there. A slightly better night with the little fella.  I slept in his room again but Woody was not content with me sleeping on the floor next to him and slept on me instead.  Not ideal. But we both get some kip. Noah gets ...

Overwhelmed., southport, Australia travel blog

Overwhelmed.

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It is footy day so we are up and ready for action before 8.30am.  Footy is excellent, made even more excellent by Noah turning up with steaming hot lattes.  Woody tries very hard and listens to all to all the instructions and looks over to ...

Woody has ' the most amazing day ever', southport, Australia travel blog

Woody has ' the most amazing day ever'

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Woody sleeps well. This is good.  Somehow, I wake up with a ceramic moneybox under my head.  This is not good.  I am not even sure how this is possible. I look around for Woody and I see he is at the end of the bed playing with a box of ...

Another day, another totem ceremony, southport, Australia travel blog

Another day, another totem ceremony

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Our little boy wakes like a little ray of sunshine this morning.  He gets up and gets dressed and cannot wait to show me how handsome he looks.  Lovely. I get ready and the fellas have brekkie and play Toy Story, it seems Evil Dr Porkchop is ...

I do not love public toilets, southport, Australia travel blog

I do not love public toilets

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I went to bed way too late. And Noah went to bed even later.  We did get a lot sorted for the craft project fundraiser including; all the templates done, all the buttons sorted, and the display projects done.  We are winners,  But, it has ...

The coolest kid in town, southport, Australia travel blog

The coolest kid in town

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... Burleigh beach in search of the markets.  It has been raining all morning and the markets are not on.  We drive back up to Southport to see what movies are on, but we have seen all 3 kids’ movies.  We do see that Madagascar 3 is ...

Woody can run faster than a whale, southport, Australia travel blog

Woody can run faster than a whale

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A rough night with Woody. High temp and much restlessness.  He is unsettled and he is even saying he feels unwell, which he never says. By morning, Woody still has a temperature, so  no preschool for Woody.  Noah and I have buckets and ...

Go Sharks!, southport, Australia travel blog

Go Sharks!

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... .   It is obviously the subject of heated debate around here.  We give the beach a miss and we head to the Southport sharks AFL club and we join up.  They have a trillion things going on there, aside from the football.  It cost ...

I am not coming back, southport, Australia travel blog

I am not coming back

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Noah goes to bed as Woody wakes. Not ideal, in so many ways.  Considering the amount of chocolate Woody ate yesterday and that he has not had enough sleep he wakes in terrific spirits.  As do I.   Noah works on his job application ...

there once was a man who was nailed to a cross, southport, Australia travel blog

there once was a man who was nailed to a cross

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Woody wakes and is not interested in Noah and me and just wants the Mothership. That is the double edged sword of being Elwood's favourite; he only wants her in the morning.  I could get used to this!  Actually, day 3 and I already am.... So, ...

Woody versus the Wasps, southport, Australia travel blog

Woody versus the Wasps

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Woody wakes early and happy. I am still struggling with this.  I do get up.  I do have a long face.  I do pour coffee into my face and I do start to feel better. Woody is just brilliant and it is impossible not to feel lifted by his sunny ...

It’s a sweet life living by the salty sea, Southport, Australia travel blog

It’s a sweet life living by the salty sea

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Well, how slack have we been? Normally in these situations, I would look for a way to shirk responsibility and deflect blame in the direction of my good husband.  Not today my friends, I am the slacker and for this I am sorry! Bx I will begin where ...

The holiday is really over this time, Southport, Australia travel blog

The holiday is really over this time

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We wake bright and early in Tarampa.  Justin is super happy, loud and excited in the morning which the kids just love.  Generally, adults do not like this as much... Justin cooks a stonkingly great Eggs Benedict for breakfast and fixes some ...

Dream Team, southport, Australia travel blog

Dream Team

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We stayed up too late last night and I know from the ache in the back of my eyeballs that I will pay for this bad decision today. Noah takes Woody swimming and I make a pack lunch, make 2 batches of play doh and I adapt an Anzac biscuit recipe to fit in ...

Peaked too soon, southport, Australia travel blog

Peaked too soon

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We start the day with a flurry of activity; which involves labelling jars, tying ribbons, adding tags, and printing forms, and baking a batch of biscuits. I had not realised how much we had done until I wrote it down! I then take our bounty of ...

We almost go to lunch today, southport, Australia travel blog

We almost go to lunch today

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Right. Today is a funny day and we struggle to find out groove. We get up and play and I try and get things done, but we do not get another done.  I do not know what we do, but I think it is Lego and walking in circles. The boys do a bit of footy ...

Going in pretty hard on the snacks, southport, Australia travel blog

Going in pretty hard on the snacks

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Right, we were really going to be organised today and we very almost were. The fellas get up first but I am not far behind. The boys eat cereal and I make myself some porridge and Woody eats it.  We get ready to go and I feel like I am rushing and ...

Apparently, a hair band can fit up my nostril, southport, Australia travel blog

Apparently, a hair band can fit up my nostril

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... ; We get ready and head out to the local shops.  Everybody in the area has thought the same thing as they are all at Australia Fair.  I nip in and buy bread, bread rolls, crisps, ham and toilet rolls:  the essentials.  Then we head to ...

New York.  New York., southport, Australia travel blog

New York. New York.

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Well my number was up.   It was my turn to get up early with Woody.  Today he slept until 6.08am and he was so chatty we just chatted for half an hour before getting up.  Result One we're up I straighten the kitchen and Woody chats ...

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