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strong, dependable and loving!
Bonjour! I feel like I’ve led a charmed life… I come from good stock as they say, not royal stock but two good hardworking, committed and loving people who worked together to provide my siblings and me with simple luxuries and a roof over our heads. I was taught from a young age [...]
my Mom's Birthday...
Bonjour! I know it’s been awhile… I know I haven’t updated you with what’s been happening in my life … I know, I know, I know… But today is my Mom’s Birthday… and I miss her, I have been very teary and sad today because of this … I keep telling myself that I shouldn’t [...]
and other news!
Bonjour! Just wishing you all a very Happy Easter… I hope the Easter Bunny finds you and surprises you with some nice chocolate treats! It’s Good Friday here for us and in my husband’s family the tradition has been to hand out Easter Eggs on this day unlike my family tradition where we have [...]
and some family time!
Bonjour! I’m in Canberra this weekend celebrating my two gorgeous nephews Birthdays! A coach ride with Luigi! I took the Friday express coach from Sydney Central at 15h00 and settled in for the 3.5hr ride down to Canberra. Luigi was our driver and before we left the terminal we were greeted with his [...]
and family time!
Kia Ora! We now have only a couple of days left in New Zealand before we head back to Sydney! It’s been a busy week of catch ups and spending time with family along with some sightseeing with Rob. The weather hasn’t been that great really and it certainly wasn’t the same as December [...]
of the surrounding districts!
Kia Ora! I’m still in New Zealand and enjoying some quality family time! A Tiki Tour! This morning we went to the airport to farewell my cousin and my sister as they needed to return to Australia. Vicci (my sister) was flying to Wellington to spend the night with her daughter and Kerry [...]
a family wedding!
Kia Ora! Greetings from the land of the long white cloud where I am currently in New Zealand for my little brother’s wedding! My husband Rob and I arrived on Friday into Queenstown and made our way down to Invercargill by rental car. The flight was uneventful and I was able to catch up [...]
Bonjour! After a difficult start to our Family Christmas period due to the sudden and tragic loss of my much loved Brother-in-law on 18 December 2011, (see my post on FAMILY) today was a day that I had lots to be thankful for. Good News Day! My beautiful son Marc returned from his year of [...]
loss and grieving :-(
Bonjour… I have been absent from my blog for a couple of weeks due to the sudden and tragic loss of my much loved Brother-in-law Ian. Ian died on 18 December 2011 after suffering a heart attack at their Riverton holiday house (New Zealand). My sister Sharon was with him and did her very best [...]
I have some news!
Bonjour! I need to unload (or is it upload?), vent, shout out loud and generally carry on in my usual Murielle style! Are you ok with that??? Family time! I am just back from a few days in Canberra visiting my sister Vicci and her boys, Paul (husband), Lachlan (18yr old) and Connor [...]
One of my passions is to travel. However for more than a few years now I seem to have found myself visiting Paris for extended periods of time.. well, make that weeks at least! i know it won't last forever but while it does... I'm going to enjoy every moment!