Moving to Australia, Travel

Our top six Phillip Island attractions

phillip island attractions
Cathy / September 11, 2017

Phillip Island’s geography will attract nature lovers surely. It is near to Antarctic so you can find some seals, penguins, and whales lurking in the ocean. You can find sheep/ cow farms and wineries in the wide open spaces of the country area. And then of course, there are the beautiful beaches. These Phillip Island attractions will make you get the…

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Cathy / September 7, 2017

Learning how to cook one dish at a time. I’m so thankful that I can easily google recipes. It’s how I learned how to pick ingredients, estimate their quantities to match our favored taste, and to fill the tummies of the hubby and the Lil One! All in my family knows how to cook. We used to own an eatery…

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Motherhood, Our Everyday Moments


Popol. Geeen. Rid. Seyow.  That is how the Lil One pronounces purple, green, red, and orange, respectively. Orange for her is se-yow! And I’m sure she doesn’t mean yellow because every time she sees the orange fruit or color orange, she says ‘Se-yow’. ‘Se-yow’, she says. ‘No, it is O-RANGE!’, I’d say. She’d cry and I’d wonder what again she…

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Catholicism, Faith


Cathy / August 26, 2017

  We were invited to attend the confirmation of our fellow parishioner’s son. And we gladly accepted as we have been wanting to visit the SSPX church in Tynong. The confirmation was given by Bishop Fellay. Our first trip to the countryside: Our destination, Corpus Christi Church, SSPX in Tynong, a two-hour drive from Melbourne’s city district: Inside the church:…

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Moving to Australia

First winter down under

Winter time in VIC Australia: around June – Aug I wish I could give valuable tips here. But what I can give are remarks on how I don’t like winter. I really do not. It’s so cold at nights, it’s cold when you go outdoors, water is cold, the floor is cold, and your food is cold. On the positive…

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Good stories

It’s a good story, it hurts. Jo March, my childhood heroine, was a writer, something I wanted to be too when I was a little woman myself. She had wonderful sisters as loving companions in her childhood. She lives in a century that lives only in my mind. She was strong-willed, boyish, and well, the free spirit you can safely…

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Motherhood, Our Everyday Moments

Our everydays

Bath-time The Lil One used to dislike bath time. But now is different. Whenever I tell her it’s ba-bath time, she immediately rushes to climb the stairs and head on to the bathroom. I’m very careful in saying the word ‘ba-bath’ nowadays, lest she climbs the stairs without my knowing. During bath time, she’d play with her toys, splash the…

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