All posts by anabanana74

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A Rockin’ Stroll.

Hi everyone! It’s been a crazy week. Of course it’s just a few days until Christmas, school finished up for the year, work got frantic before it could wind down, and HSC results came in, but undoubtedly the best part was that we managed to squeeze in an overnight trip to Melbourne to see Evan ...

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Growing Up Croatian.

I seem to have been coming across a lot of references lately regarding “being Croatian”. Just lots of little comments and observations, and it got me to thinking about those things that we, the children and grandchildren of Croatian migrants, were raised with. The things that we regarded as perfectly normal, but the kind of ...

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Sweet Town Of Mine

As a child we moved home at least half a dozen times. When I married and left my parent’s house for the last time I moved into my in-laws home which was all the way on the other side of Sydney. Since we married my husband and I have moved twice more. Yet despite this ...

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She’s Alive!

Hi all! Just thought I might drop in with a quick hello. Here I am in beautiful warm Zadar, in central Dalmatia. We’re nearly halfway through our family holiday, lazily passing the days with lots of great food, wine, and beaches. I have been a very good girl, keeping right away from the online world, ...

A Letter To My Firstborn.

Dear A, So here you are, about to turn 18. I thought I would write you this letter to tell you a few things about you, me, and us. {We all know you love to talk, but for now just listen.} Back in 1993 your father and I went to Europe for our honeymoon. Two weeks ...