Toowong Villas

Toowong Villas – web Our home for the two nights in Brisbane was the Toowong Villas complex in the Toowong (te-WONG) neighborhood. We had a studio apartment with one bed (since Alex was still at his own apartment), which was on a lower level, but with a little private walled patio out back. The room…

Visiting Brisbane – Day 1

  Cafe in Toowong After Alex met us at the airport (much joy on both sides!), we picked up our rental car, and found our apartment in the Toowong area. We left the car parked there, and walked to a cafe for a brunch of sandwiches.             Then we bought…

Our bags are packed…

Fridge cleaned out except for apples & carrots: check. Dishes washed & dishwasher cleaned out: check. Knife removed from my purse: check! (not making that mistake again…) Itineraries printed: check. Contact info to family, neighbors notified: check. Most of my work caught up, at least enough to get away for a bit: check. Swimsuit, sunblock,…

Australia itinerary

In the "every cloud has a silver lining" department, this past day of being sick in bed has given me the time to research and make reservations for the Australian leg of our November trip…   Toowong Villas – web First, a weekend in Brisbane, staying at the Toowong Villas, which isn't far from Alex's…

Welcome and goodbye

Hi neighbors! Please join me in welcoming my son Alex to Vox! He's leaving tomorrow for a semester in Brisbane, which he plans to blog about.  Any comments will be welcome, to encourage him to continue… 🙂 And the goodbye is for my "little" boy – although you've been away from home for 4 months before, it's never been…

Australia!

Alex called last night to tell us his application to spend next semester in Australia (Brisbane) was accepted! So exciting! (is it OK to be jealous of your kids?)  We have to find out more details now, but I think it's something like mid-July through mid-November. Read and post comments | Send to a friend