Happy Australia Day

Today is “Australia Day”, which is the official national day of Australia and celebrated every year on 26 January. The day commemorates the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove in 1788, the hoisting of the British flag there,…

Snowed in…

[I wrote this on the 1st January but wireless was temperamental so I am only posting it now…. I figured that it would be best to keep things in order….)   Our alarm went off at 4.30am this morning so…

A chilly day in Kyoto

  We awoke to a cold day in Kyoto this morning, with a forecast top of only 5 degrees celcius! We ‘layered’ up and packed extra clothes, then headed out to explore the town of Kyoto. Our first stop was…

Crazy deer, temples and sake

After my morning run, we headed to the hotel restaurant for breakfast. Mr BBB went for the American breakfast, while I stuck with my favourite – oatmeal. It was then time to check out and head to Osaka station, where…

Come run with me

Training: Run 40 mins (6km approx) This morning I practically jumped out of bed when my alarm went off. Well rested, I layered up and headed out for another morning run – this time solo as Mr BBB wanted the…

Sushi and castles

After a solid night’s sleep, we rugged up and headed straight out for a 30 minute run in the chilly Osaka air. I felt so refreshed afterwards, and ready to start the day. We were running a little behind schedule…

Konnichi wa

Greetings from Japan! Mr BBB and I arrived last night – and I only just found the time to blog!! We have been go go go since we arrived – so I’ll break this update into two parts. Day 1…

Christmas greetings!

We have just returned from what was a lovely time down the farm for Christmas. Although the weather was a little cool, it turned out to be the perfect weather for a hot Christmas dinner. We started the day with…

Urban Polaris

Today Mr BBB and I competed in the Urban Polaris – a biking and orienteering event. The general concept is that teams of two must reach as many checkpoints located around the city within a 7 hour time period. Each…

Pregnancy Update – Week 13

(And finally….the final entry from my ‘hidden’ pregnancy diary!) How far along? 13 weeks 3 days How big is baby? This week baby BBB has grown to the size of a peach (in length). It’s hard to believe that not…