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22. December 2020 01:03
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Painting - date night

22. December 2020 01:03 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

One evening we were invited on a double date with one of Kims friends.The theme was painting and we
One evening we were invited on a double date with one of Kims friends.

The theme was painting and we were to make an abstract painting of eachother.





Next day the boys tried to draw their versions.



22. December 2020 01:03
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Bowling

22. December 2020 01:03 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

One day we went playing bowling...I had a dream round where I played my best game ever (including a
One day we went playing bowling...I had a dream round where I played my best game ever (including a turkey - three strikes in a row).


22. December 2020 01:03
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Boys Soccer

22. December 2020 01:03 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

This year both the boys played soccer for the first time.They made some good friends while playing a
This year both the boys played soccer for the first time.

They made some good friends while playing and did pretty good considering it was the first time.

Lucas' team won the competition in his age group. Aiden made a great effort considering he is a head shorter than all the other boys in his age group.

















22. December 2020 01:03
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Kims dads 90th

22. December 2020 01:03 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

Kims dad celebrated his 90th(we think) Birthday this year.He is mostly bedridden these days, but we
Kims dad celebrated his 90th(we think) Birthday this year.

He is mostly bedridden these days, but we managed to get him downstairs to celebrate on this day.

22. December 2020 00:03
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Various kids activities

22. December 2020 00:03 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

Strange year indeed, and other than a few things, it is remarkably the same.The kids have still done
Strange year indeed, and other than a few things, it is remarkably the same.

The kids have still done a lot of activities and here are some of them.

Aiden hanging out with his friend Jake at the beach.



Mini golf with Sammi.


Doing puzzles at home.


Aiden had patience to do one of the simpler ones.


Me trying to teach them how to use photoshop...not a bad result for a first try.


Painting the old way.


One of Aidens favourite drawings. It got soaked by accident and he was absolutely devastated. I managed to rescue it somewhat and take this photo.


He went through a phase where he was obsessed with the Titanic.


He was also into Harry Potter and made a drawing of the sorting hat.

I took Aiden out for a run and he did 4.5km without a break...very proud.


Ice skating with friends


Backyard tennis


Ice cream


Karate - Lucas got to wear a black belt after doing a 3 minute plank.


Their Kumite (sparring) gear.


Aiden reading a bit. Reading is really difficult for him. He can read all the words and sentences perfectly, but it is hard for him to comprehend the stories he reads (almost like he is unable to visualise and imagine the story as he reads it.).





21. December 2020 17:03
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Covid backyard camping

21. December 2020 17:03 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

During the lockdown we spent a lot of time in our backyard having a firepit on the weekends.One week
During the lockdown we spent a lot of time in our backyard having a firepit on the weekends.

One weekend I put up my old tent and I camped in the backyard with the boys...they had a blast.








21. December 2020 17:03
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Coastal Walk - Kamay national park

21. December 2020 17:03 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

On the other side of Botany Bay is Kamay national park.On a very stormy day we went for a walk over
On the other side of Botany Bay is Kamay national park.

On a very stormy day we went for a walk over there to experience the wild weather.













21. December 2020 13:03
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Harry Potter

21. December 2020 13:03 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

Aiden likes to dress up, this time like harry potter...
Aiden likes to dress up, this time like harry potter...





21. December 2020 13:03
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School award

21. December 2020 13:03 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

It is not often gets an award from school, so he is super proud when he gets a little encouragement.
It is not often gets an award from school, so he is super proud when he gets a little encouragement.


26. July 2020 10:07
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Gold Coast 2020

26. July 2020 10:07 by Rene Pallesen | 0 Comments

Early in the year we made an extended weekend trip to the Gold Coast in Queensland. Main attraction
Early in the year we made an extended weekend trip to the Gold Coast in Queensland. Main attraction here was for the boys to visit Movieworld and Seaworld.