The ants have gone! What a great thing it is to be able to open cupboards and for there to be nothing moving about inside...
Shrove Tuesday = Pancake day! We didn't have any lemons in the house so just had to 'make do' with golden syrup...yum...
We spent the first half of the week getting up and going for a dip in the refreshing waters at Balmoral. It was the best way to wake up, and sat on the beach drying off afterwards we kept pinching ourselves that we weren't on holiday - this was home.
Even a Monday morning didn't seem half as bad with this view. Sitting on the sand, the sun drying off the salty water from my skin, listening to the gentle sound of the waves as they hit the shore still seemed surreal, even after 7 months.
When we came to Australia I wasn't too keen on swimming, but I must admit I am starting to love it. The time spent messing about in the water goes far too quickly! And for breathtaking views over the water, it's even worth the Sunday 6am start: