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Bridges and Bears at the State Library of Queensland. 

This Saturday, come to The Corner at The State Library for Bridges and Bears.    The program is a collaborative effort sponsored by Australian Engineering Week (Engineers Australia),  Women in Engineering and Save our Sanity. You can read more about these organisations by clicking through their links.     On Saturday, author Andrew King will be… Continue reading Bridges and Bears at the State Library of Queensland. 

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How I refreshed my dining setting with Valspar Paints – in the time it took my kids to nap this weekend!

This post is sponsored by Valspar! One of my favourite hobbies is collecting secondhand furniture. Many are Gumtree or Ebay finds, some are from antique shops (The Wooloongabbba Antique Centre namely), some from op-shops and others, to my husband's sheer dismay, have literally been picked up off the side of the road. I bought this… Continue reading How I refreshed my dining setting with Valspar Paints – in the time it took my kids to nap this weekend!

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Experiences at baby sleep school: Part One.

Monday Nobody said it was easy. No-one ever said it would be this hard. I’m going back to the start. -Coldplay Arriving at the centre, the yellow rendered façade of the building shines like a golden beacon of hope. I realise I’ve set my expectations high, and a pang of panic hits me where it hurts… Continue reading Experiences at baby sleep school: Part One.

Travel and Outing Reviews

Outing Review: QAGOMA (Gallery of Modern Art) for kids, South Bank

The Queensland Art Gallery's Gallery of Modern Art (I'll call it GOMA for short) is located in Stanley Place, South Brisbane. It opened back in 2006 and focuses on art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. I checked out the GOMA webpage before we hit the streets, and was pleased to see there are currently two… Continue reading Outing Review: QAGOMA (Gallery of Modern Art) for kids, South Bank

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Beginning to write with style – Free School Font Downloads

Will is pretty good at writing his name, so now we are working on pencil grip, looking at the letter sounds and attempting to write using the QBeginners style. I'll let you know how we go with that! Practice makes perfect as the old adage goes, and while we're certainly not aiming for perfection, establishing… Continue reading Beginning to write with style – Free School Font Downloads