Winter distractions

Chopping up the big Vic ash stump and levelling the ground took all of June and a bit of July, too. In the meantime, there were also plenty of distractions to keep us busy!

Winter solstice: Belgrave lantern parade. This year R went with his school group so attendance was pretty much mandatory.

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Cindy and Pete’s wedding: the wedding was down in Sorrento, and there was quite a bit of organising to do. R did a great job packing the macaroons into their bags, and did a reading at the reception to boot.

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Nice seaside town, although completely given over to the tourist trade. A clear day didn’t stop the icy wind from biting like a tiger.

Super party preparation: R is having a superhero party this year for his birthday, so of course we had to make capes and get helmets and masks and wigs and cheese and make laser gauntlets for all the kids. What a production!

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It’s OK, really. The weather has been so cold, just too cold to be out in the garden.

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