Monday, June 10, 2013

A Winter Garden in Sydney and a Fabulous Weekend

A fabulous long weekend here in Sydney for the Queen's birthday.  We took in some soccer, some boating, a spot of house hunting and a turn around my mother's lovely Winter garden.  The weather was fabulous, we were together as a family and the best bit of all, I have finally convinced Mr Beach House that 6 weeks in France next year is a good idea. If we don't go then, we will not be able to go Europe as a family in the Northern Summer 'til I am 60, due to the kiddo's schooling commitments. One of the pitfalls of having children so far apart. My father was dead by 64 and if I have his cancer genes I may never get there, so we are off.   Mr Beach House agreed to go when I found a regatta for him to sail in the south of France.  So watch this space.  I told you I'd get there, so lets hope this time it happens.

House Hunting in Bayview just for fun.

Have a lovely week everyone.
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  1. yay for you. that is great news about France. you are going to have a ball!
    beautiful photos especially the one of your girl
    Fiona xx

  2. Beautiful photos Carolyn.Your not really selling your beautiful house are you?-love dee x

  3. Gorgeous photos Carolyn. I knew you could win him over. I'll be watching with interest and waiting for your itinerary. I might be following you.

    Anne xx

  4. Carolyn, beautiful photos! Some of the prettiest I've seen from you. I'm in love with the yacht. Wonderful shot.The (beautiful) scene-stealer of your youngest. I'm so glad you are going back to France. I've been waiting for your adventure.

  5. how lovely to look forward to the France trip next year!

  6. Lovely photos Carolyn. What exciting news about France. Wonderful experience for the kids.

  7. Oh that's exciting Carolyn, you're quite right to seize the day. Love the shoe photos especially.

  8. Carolyn,
    Visiting from A Stroll Thru Life-amazing photos you have-so interesting and the colors
    so incredibly vivid! A treat for the eyes and soul!

  9. It is so important to have something to look forward to, no matter how small. Or in your case HUGE! xx

  10. Great photos! What a pretty winter garden! Visiting from A Stroll Thru Life Party, have a great day, Lori

  11. Gorgeous photos and really nice pics. Such a variety of plants too. Visitng from TT&J :)

  12. Hi Carolyn
    just LOVE your Flower pics.
    and do not miss.......


    it is FUN :)
    Håkan ( The Roseman)


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