When I first bought the van, I really did not know what to expect. But I liked the idea, the kids loved the idea. It made them think of the Mystery Machine from Scooby-Doo. So we bought it. The van was an instant hit. The kids could sit in different rows to help prevent fights. . . . → Read More: The Van is for Sale
7 June 2015
Now that the kids are going over to Andrews every second weekend, courtesy of a Supreme Court of Victoria order. Kirsten and I are getting some time together.
On this day we had to head out to Worri Yallock to return the fancy dress costumes to A2Z costumes. We had . . . → Read More: Lunch at the Two Brookes Bar
With the new Supreme Court of Victoria family law orders in place and agreed we took the girls around to see their dad.
They stayed for the night. Because Sandra had a wedding shower and Andrew has no drivers licence, we did both the drop off and pick up.
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We have all been somewhat sick. But the girls more so and Krysta was very hard hit. Still they got to their dance classes in preparation for the next chestnut festival. This year, rather than having a stall, the girls were performing with the Heart School of dance.
As usual we . . . → Read More: Chestnut Festival 2015
With a bit of planning and prompting, we headed up to the Seymour Flower Show for a second time running.
I headed out with the girls and picked up Lila and Teva. We then drove up to Yea to have a lunch stop.
As we approached Yea, there were . . . → Read More: Seymour Garden Show
Being from the unfashionable western suburbs I had never been to remote locations like Point Nepean. The opportunity to head down there with the older girls, who I managed to convince it was a good idea as it was an opportunity to be taken up.
Sadly we had quite a late . . . → Read More: Reconnoitring Point Nepean
For ages now I have been meaning to take Krysta out on her own and also to visit the National Gallery, Victoria. Finally I got the chance to do both when Teresa went to a birthday party.
Krysta was quite excited. We drove to Belgrave and caught the train. Slowly the . . . → Read More: A day at the Gallery
We headed up to Sydney again to take Milla and the girls to Slimefest for Milla’s birthday.
This time we put the dogs into the Coldstream Animal Shelter for kennelling. I took the dogs up there. When I got there the noise was so loud from the other dogs barking. The . . . → Read More: Slimefest 2014
The van has always, well since we got it, had a bit of a problem with rough idling. Various mechanics have noted it. The people at Burwin Volkswagen said that there were wild fluctuations in the injector pressure and suspected that it might be the bearings in the bearings of the fuel . . . → Read More: The Good Earth