sami's colourfulworld

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sami's colourfulworld
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  • 35 years ago on Nov 30th 18 hours ago Today we celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. We got married in Johannesburg, South Africa.We met 1 year before that when we both worked part-time in the function rooms at the Carlton Hotel in the city centre, me as a waitress and Jose as a barman.The reception was held in a hired hall at the...
  • Monday Mural - Kaleidoscope 1 day ago While sorting my picture files of photos taken this year, I noticed that I had taken a photo of this mural in February this year when I went into the city to meet Iris, my blogger friend from Germany, and I still hadn't posted it.This beautiful kaleidoscope style mural was painted by Perth artist...
  • Weekend Projects IV - telephone table to coffee table 2 days ago Telephone table to Coffee table - Before and AfterI had previously shown you this South African yellow wood telephone table we had in our entrance hall before it got replaced by an Ikea Besta unit. We've had this little piece of furniture for over 20 years and even though I didn't want to get rid...
  • Miracles of Spring - Nesting birds 5 days ago In our backyard doves and willy wagtails are busy nesting. I had hung a couple of coir baskets on the lemon/mandarin tree when I saw the rickety nests the doves build and they seem to have adopted "our nest".The other day my husband noticed a tail hanging out of one basket, and when the bird...
  • Monday Mural - Blue and Red 1 week ago A mural by Chris Nixon, a Perth based illustrator and designer. This mural is in Nick's Lane in Northbridge and was painted in April during Form 2015. Linking to Monday Murals where you can check other murals from around the world. Expat Blog Awards 2012: Australia Honourable Mention Award!

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Website Reviews » There are 24 reviews on sami's colourfulworld

16:12 PM October 16, 2012

Sami's blog is great - a colourful and interesting read - she is also a great blogger for sharing information, ideas and tips - highly recommended blog!

13:06 PM December 05, 2012

Informative, great photos.

13:10 PM December 18, 2012

Great Blog. Well writen and very informative.

Paulo Forjaz
13:20 PM December 18, 2012

A must read for anybody coming to Perth! I never miss any of Sami's posts!

Fátima Bento
13:30 PM December 18, 2012

Beijinhos Samy!

Carina Lopes
13:33 PM December 18, 2012

I just loving reading Sami's blog. So informative. Love the pictures too.

Julie Dawn Fox
14:10 PM December 18, 2012

I really enjoy Sami's posts, especially her A to Z of Australia, which are great for reminding me of my time in Australia and for learning about new places. Good luck!

Gillian King
14:31 PM December 18, 2012

I love reading Sami's blog, from day one I have been following them and find them so interesting, also fantastic photographs.

Daniela Del Fava
14:45 PM December 18, 2012

Sami's Colourful World Interesting, colourful, vibrant and appealing facets and photos of Australia's people and life ..... makes me want to visit even more. Really good and thoughtful blog.

Celeste Pereira
14:55 PM December 18, 2012

Fantastic blog, very informative with plenty of tips and indeed very 'colourful'....Sami takes us wherever she has been...Love it.

Isabel Caratao
14:59 PM December 18, 2012

Love Samy´s blog. Well done.

Paula Soares
16:45 PM December 18, 2012

Beautifully written blog with loads of information and wonderful photos

Jose Reis
16:53 PM December 18, 2012

Great Blog, informative, good phots. recommed reading it.

Vera Amaral
17:19 PM December 18, 2012


18:12 PM December 18, 2012

Doing a great job mom!!! Love you. B is for Beijos :)

18:19 PM December 18, 2012

Great blog Sami! I loved it!

Emily Miller
18:58 PM December 18, 2012

I love your blog Sami. Great info, great photos, and it even has info for a native Perth resident to brush up on!

00:33 AM December 19, 2012

a great read for anyone who loves history. Well written & some lovely photos. Well done Sami

02:24 AM December 19, 2012

Best expat blog ever!

Mark Maddox
02:48 AM December 19, 2012

Great Blog Sami! I love the pictures and story of your life as you've traveled to various countries and cultures.

06:25 AM December 19, 2012

Great and a very sweet blog. Kiss & Hugs.

09:34 AM December 19, 2012

best gateway to australia from a lovely friend!

Augusto Mendes
19:29 PM December 23, 2012

very interesting.

Derik Howard
00:39 AM January 01, 2013

The blog is obviously the work of a smart, talented, decent lady. Thanks Sami.

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