The HARS Museum in Wollongong: amazing for plane enthusiasts!

hars museum

Heading to Wollongong with a budding pilot? Check out the amazing historic aircraft at the HARS Museum (HARS = Historical Aircraft Restoration Society)! I won’t pretend I know anything about historical aircraft, but my boys do love planes. Especially planes they can clamber about. If the weather isn’t great for the beach, a visit to the HARS MuseumRead more

Cafe 2773 – a fabulously kid friendly cafe!

Cafe 2773 - a fabulously kid friendly cafe!

Now you’re setting off on an adventure to the Museum of Fire, you’ll need somewhere to fill up your empty bellies. I scoured this terrific list of kid friendly cafes in Western Sydney for our lunch destination. The closest to Penrith was Cafe 2773 in Glenbrook, technically in the lower Blue Mountains. Not only is CafeRead more

Our visit to Prambanan Temple with Kids!

Prambanan Temple with kids - Life on Wallace

If you ever find yourself in Yogyakarta, you will probably visit Borobudur or Prambanan Temples. But which one is family friendly? Well, we ventured to Prambanan Temple with kids (three aged five and under) and we’re thrilled we made the effort. Why Prambanan Temple? I was keen to visit either Borobudur or Prambanan but withRead more

Three things to do in Townsville with kids

things to do in Townsville with kids

The Wallace Folk recently went on an adventure to Townsville. Why Townsville? Mr Wallace had a work trip which was then cancelled. Our flights were booked and my dearest friend now lives in Townsville so we decided to go anyway. It might not be the most obvious tourist destination, but there are plenty of thingsRead more

Fishing at The Basin with kids!

Fishing at the Basin

The big boys got ‘fishing ropes’  for their birthdays and were hanging out to go fishing. We took advantage of the long weekend and headed off to Avalon. While there we hired a boat at Palm Beach and went fishing at the Basin. The Basin is gorgeous, tucked away in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and accessibleRead more

Picnic at Barangaroo Reserve

picnic at barangaroo reserve

Need a change of scene? Try a picnic at Barangaroo Reserve! It’s a spectacular transformation of one of Sydney’s oldest industrial sites. Recently opened, Barangaroo provides an amazing vantage point for Sydney Harbour. There’s lots of open space for kids, flat paths for strolling (very pram friendly) and has the benefit of gorgeous water viewsRead more

A travelling husband is not all bad

10 reasons a travelling husband is not all bad

Recently I’ve been wondering if Mr Wallace has swapped his office job for a role as a travelling salesman. He’s been jetting around the country for work, leaving me to kid wrangle. I bitch and moan about it, partly because it’s hard work when he’s away but mostly because I am jealous. How amazing wouldRead more