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Gillian

Autumn Bucket List 2019

By | Out with Children, Blue Mountains Experience, Inspiration

Autumn is a season of slowing down, savoring, and being more fully present in our everyday. As nature slows down and prepares for deep rest, it gives us permission to do so too. Simple things become moments of joy and as we relish cooler weather and the onset of cosy textures, tastes and smells. There is a contentment to be found as we slow and savor, realising the treasure in what we already have. There are so many things our family relishes during autumn, it really is a feast for the senses and definitely our favourite season. Here is some inspiration for you, i hope you enjoy all the glorious gifts of autumn!
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Summer Bucket List

By | Home Life, Blue Mountains Experience, Inspiration

Some families bask in that first hot day of november, knowing that as the day reaches up into the 30’s that it heralds the soon to begin scorching, sublime, summer. I see people quiver with excitement about the beginning of the cricket season, joyfully finding the looses, softest clothing they can and relishing in the knowledge that soon sunny beach days, mangoes and pavlova at christmas will be upon us and then the long days of school holidays begin, pool time in excess, late dinners, the smell of sunscreen and cicada song carrying us into late evening. Read More

Autumn Bucket List

By | Family, Blue Mountains Experience, Inspiration

Autumn is my favourite season!

The cool after the relentless heat of summer is balm to my soul. The golds, reds and yellows, the softer sunlight and the promise of the pleasures of winter are all things to be delighted in! But then I do like any season change, it reminds me that not everything lasts forever, a cue to relish the gifts of today, and also a reminder that the seasons will come round again and we do get second chances. Read More