Posts Categorized: Our Sydney Adventures

Mini map of Sydney

One of the daily “homework” that Jay has is his home-readers, where he would bring home books (at his reading level) for us to read at home. And he happened to bring a book back about a map a little girl made of her neighbourhood. And so my little boy thought it cool to do… Read more »

Luna Park, Sydney

We have always seen the amusement park when we brought the kids to Circular Quay – and the welcoming giant face smiling and “luring” the kids to go for a visit. On Sunday, after church, we decided to pop by for a quick looksee. Admission is free – though the rides and games were payable…. Read more »

Australian Museum – meet the dinosaurs!

I know that the Australian Museum, with its 100-over years of history, is MORE than just its dinosaurs exhibits. But to my two boys, the dinosaurs define the museum. We made our way to the museum, taking a bus and cutting across the Hyde Park, and even enjoyed an ice-cream cone along the way. And… Read more »

Sydney Week 8 – Kindergarten life

This marks our 8th week in Sydney. Jay has been in his school for half that time, and I must say, from the first bumpy week, he has progressed and grown a great deal. He enjoys school, and greets me with a bright smile each day after school. This week marks the school’s “100 Days… Read more »

Yummiest macaron. Ever.

We came across the store by accident, almost. But what a divine accident it turned out to be. When we walked past the Adriano Zumbo Pâtisserie at The Star. The boys have always enjoyed their macarons, and so I decided to get half a dozen for an evening snack. I wasn’t sure what flavours to… Read more »