A great time was had by all ~ although I didn't take as many photos as I would have liked! I didn't take one of our trailer/tent. It was fantastic! It all packs up into a 4x4 trailer, and you open it up, and pull out and enormous tent with 2 double beds, that end up being on top of the trailer! You can visit the trailer company's site here. A big thank you to my brother, for lending it to us for the weekend! Poor thing had to clean it all up, after we left, because it poured with rain the last night, and we had to pack it up, muddy and wet! Sorry D!
The kids went swimming at Queenscliffe, and H-man nearly drowned! We can laugh about it now, because he certainly didn't think he was drowning; and when one of my brother's friends, dived in to save him, he calmly asked "Who are you?"!!! 10 points H-man for remembering stranger danger!!! He wasn't actually drowning, but was very quickly heading out past his depth, in a part of the beach, well known for "rips".
Since being home, I've been flat-chat! We got home early Tues evening, after sitting in the car for 8 looooong hours. Wednesday, we hit the ground running! Up early for basketball practice, then straight into the Uniform Shop at school. Processed and paid our employees wages. Back to pick kids up and straight off to a Basketball game. Finished off pays that evening. Thursday, bounced out of bed, and off on excursion with 18 Grade Ones. Joy. We visited the Airport for a 90 min tour (which was very informative... but failed to hold 5 & 6 year olds interest for longer than 90 seconds!!!) The kids just wanted to see the planes! We were very lucky and had a pilot and co-pilot, who'd just landed, come and talk with us. Back on the bus, and off to the railway museum. Once again, very interesting... but the kids just wanted to jump in and out of all the trains! (not moving trains! they have all the old models in big garages). 40 min bus trip back to school... and I was ready for a triple scotch!!! As soon as we got back to school, I had to go into the uniform shop again, all the Mum's are in a mad panic to get Winter Uniforms. And today, Friday, I drove about 40 mins away, to catch up with a couple of friends, one of which has an oh-so-cute 4 month old baby, named Ruby! I love the name, but am glad we've changed our mind again!!! (yes, our Mini was Ruby for a little while!!!) Drove 40 mins back to school... back in the uniform shop again, this time unpacking stock. Grocery shopping on the way home from school, (yes... with the kids... joy.) That's my week in a nutshell... and it was only 3 days!!!
Ahhhh.... am sooooo looking forward to a sleep in tomorrow!
*EDIT: "flat-chat" is slang for flat-out, crazy busy, can't stop, etc.*... sorry!