Late yesterday afternoon I finally landed back in Brisbane after 8 days away in both Sydney and Canberra. It’s so great to be home. I don’t think I do ‘away from the kids’ very well.
More often than not, I fall off the social media landscape when we go on family trips. Partly it’s a security thing – if the whole family is away, who is at home? But it’s also an environmental thing.
Intair baal burro yen Ugarapul yuan-gin Pumjargin
If you’re a Facebooker you may have seen this challenge go through your stream. I have been handed, by the fabulous sistah Dr Sandra Phillips, the what I’m calling, 345 Photo Challenge – that’s 3 photos to be posted each day for 5 days. I then hand the baton onto another person. (345 = 3 for 5 days)
I have real problems booking flights too far in advance. If you know me in real life, you already know that I leave it to the last possible minute. Even overseas trips! Anyone would think we were cashed up! Most of the time, short-notice flights cost way more than those booked in advance. But I can’t do it, I always end up leaving it to the absolute last minute possible (a stress-filled mix of price, availability & timing).
We didn’t do a lot of sightseeing, and I really didn’t take a lot of photos. Mostly I think because the landscape was so familiar, it just looks like Cairns – mountains, green, rain, water. I also spent more time just being there, rather than documenting the whole experience. I thought I’d take many more photos and video, but turns out I didn’t want to see the whole conference through lens.
The food was both familiar and strange in Hawai’i.