Archive for April 2012
A very nippy day. Us three went to a ” hunting trip”, to find some pine cones near the lake. It was so much fun to look for such kind of almost unnoticeable stuff, as you know, they are out there everywhere, but they hardly exist because you never particularly look for them, see them, [...]
Some beautiful female (children) painting pieces that I recently fell in love with, including the works of Pino Daeni, Richard Johnson, Vladimir Volegov and of course the forever fascinating Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Pino Daeni: I like this guy’s works so much. They made me completely speechless. I had to hold my breath every time when I [...]
Our recent reading is Pamela Allen’s “Are your grandmother a gonna?” and “Grandpa and Thomas and the green Umbrella”. V seems never get enough of them, especially the Thomas series. Now she can pretty much recite the grandma story herself. She could say “Chuffa…chuffa…chuffa…”, then “Thoo Thoo…off they went”, which is so cute. When we [...]
I do love dahlias, though for many years, I love all the dahlia-liked patterns without knowing what their names are. I suppose in my mind, in a not very conscious way, I always want to plant two kinds of flowers in my garden, one would be Hydrangea, and another, of course dahlia. They would both [...]
According to Vivian’s language, we “went out to play” today. We tried to go to Googong South Foreshore, but didn’t really worry about our destination. As we headed towards to countryside, the beautiful country view unfolded in front of our eyes. Valleys with autumn colours, mountains in distance with layers, endless grass land, little or [...]
Easter Friday. We were invited to a friend’s new house in Gungahlin and had BBQ dinner near the lake. Vivian and other little kids had a good time using a lot of amenities in this park. The photo was taken while we were walking along the lake to help to digest food after our dinner.
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