Days of Gratitude – Sunday 19th August 2012


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Grateful to see my first sunrise in Australia for over 3 months (does it get much more Australian than watching it from the Qantas Club overlooking a Qantas plane?)

20120819 sunrise in Australia

Days of Gratitude – Sunday 29th July 2012


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What a wonderful day.  So much to be grateful for.  Definitely grateful that we were able to buy tickets (over a year ago) for the Olympic games and tha,t despite the authorised ticket agent being almost completely useless (people lining up for 6 hours and not getting the right tickets), our ticket pick up was executed perfectly by Dad yesterday allowing us to get to the Men’s basketball for the start at 9am.

20120729 on the way to Olympic men's basketball

Days of Gratitude – Thursday 28 June 2012


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Grateful for a swim in the ocean at the end of a very hot day.

20120628 splash in Cinque Terra Venazza

Days of Gratitude – Tuesday 26 June 2012


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Grateful for the fantastic view from our hotel of Lake Como (… and for many other things – my awesome Husband who organised this hotel as a surprise and the weather being beautiful compared to cold and dreary the last two days in Switzerland).

20120626 view of Lake Como

Days of Gratitude – Wednesday 13th June


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Grateful the blue skies came out again for our last night in Brugge so that we could take some photos of the castle we are staying in (!).  FYI this is about 9pm … it stays light very late.

20120613 blue skies belgian castle

Days of Gratitude – Wed, 16 May


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Grateful that after some indecision in our packing we decided to include our bulky ski jackets.  Day two of the honeymoon and we would otherwise have been stuck inside, very wet or wearing stupid plastic ponchos!

20120516 rain jackets

Days of Gratitude – Thurs, 3 May


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I ride my bike to work most days and have this view only about a km from the city.  It gets me every time.  Grateful for the park lands of Adelaide making it a lovely and peaceful place to live.

20120503 view on bike ride

Days of Gratitude – Thurs, 26 April


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Grateful for marshmallow season!  A new season mashmallow is a very delicious thing and one of my favourite things about the weather getting colder.  I thought I might miss it this year with my travels but luckily it started just in time.

PS I do know that marshmallows don’t actually grow on trees or have a ‘season’.

20120426 marshmallow season

Days of Gratitude – Thurs, 5 April


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Grateful for being required to go out for a walk in the sunshine for work (aka going to Court).

20120405 sunshine

Days of Gratitude – Wed, 28 March


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Grateful for the evening sunshine on this palm taking my mind off the pain of the three million crunches we were doing in bootcamp tonight … and for those who were there I know I didn’t make it to the whole session but I did try to make the time I was there count.

20120328 tree