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Top 10 Things to Do on a Sunny Winters Day

A sunny winters day is not to be wasted. There are so many things to do to take advantage of the weather in Sydney so the choices are almost limitless, however here are my top tips for what to do in Sydney when the sun shines in the winter months.

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Camping in Royal National Park

With Summer coming to an end and the days getting shorter, the family and I packed the car full to the brim with camping gear and headed south to the Royal National Park, just 1hr from Sydney, in order to make the most of the last weekend before Autumn descended.

We have camped at the Bonnie-Vale camping area near Bundeena in the Royal National Park many times before – pre-children – and although we have taken the kids camping before, this was the first time in a bush setting without the onsite pools & jumping pillow distractions of a Big 4.

We managed to secure a great large site at the back of the camping area close to the toilet/shower block and nestled against dense bushland. The kids and I explored the site and set up our solar lights to charge while the tent fairies (AKA my husband) set up the tent & gazebo in the morning heat. The girls and I grabbed a small snack while we sat back to watch the man at work but it wasn’t long before we had a visitor… a large goanna! Continue reading Camping in Royal National Park

Blowing away the cobwebs in Brighton-Le-Sands

After 24-36 hours stuck in the four walls of our small apartment due to my daughter’s stomach bug I was getting cabin fever bad. It was made worse when the wintery showers we woke up to passed and made way for blue skies and gorgeous sunshine…a sure way to make me feel guilty for being inside on the couch!

So, on a mid-afternoon whim we decided to pack a few snacks and head to the beach in the hope that the fresh salt air would help blow away the cobwebs of the last few days….and that it did.

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