It’s late summer here in Australia, which means it’s festival season. And Melbourne is no exception.
A few weeks ago, there was White Night, and this weekend it’s Moomba.
Moomba is a family festival in the heart of the city, starting Friday night and lasting the entire long Labour Day weekend. There’s lots to see and lots to do, so we decided to give it a go. Continue reading “Moomba festival”
On Monday I had two singing children in the back of my car while we were driving to the Dutch language school. I am used to hearing Luka sing, but it was actually the first time that I heard Kai singing out loud. Apparently they like the emphasis that is put on music and singing here. It also gives me good vibes about the way the are cooping at their new school. Continue reading “An impression of the first two school weeks”
For those of you that are curious about our new living situation, Kai and Luka are taking you on a tour through our new Australian house, sorry no subtitles yet:
As of this week Kai and Luka are going to school and it is time for the letting go. They will hopefully quickly learn the language and find their way in this new world.
Up until now we have been living in a different country, but it has all been within much of our comfort zone. We have built our own little world within a different country. Searching for the familiar and holding on to that. Well in the process sometimes discover something different which is new and interesting. Continue reading “First days of school”
After having been in Australia for three weeks now, we have settled in our new living environment. We are slowly getting adjusted to the winter weather. We have gotten used to our new house, have beds to sleep in and furniture surrounding us. We know where to get our bread and daily groceries. But things are about to change drastically.
Continue reading “Things are about to change”
After buying a used fridge with a very strong Indian spice smell through gumtree and a visit to a diy (do it yourself) warehouse we drove to the Markham Reserve, just a five minute drive from our house. Continue reading “First visit to the Markham Reserve”