Relocation Part Three | Documenting the move to Newcastle

We have now moved in to a more permanent address (only slightly, as it was sold in the first week we had moved in after unsuccessfully being on the market for many months so we are on the move again mid-July).  We have been here a little over a month now and I am still pinching myself that we live a 10 min drive from Redhead Beach!  The removalists arrived as I was putting the key in the door .  They were a little bit early so we didn’t get a chance to run around the empty house or explore before it was a hive of activity.  I did manage to get a ‘calm before the storm’ shot though.  I set the girls up with a drink and some morning shows on the balcony.  I am not sure what your kids are like but mine seem to have a special skill at getting under your feet – especially if you are in a hurry or carrying something heavy.

documentary family photographer Newcastle Hunter Lake Macquarie lifestyle

documentary family photographer Newcastle Hunter Lake Macquarie lifestyle
documentary family photographer Newcastle Hunter Lake Macquarie lifestyle
It won’t be the first time these words have been uttered (or shouted from a corner in desperation), “The boxes are never ending!” and it has sure felt like that!  So sometimes, you just have to put on your favourite podcast (Gotta learn how to SSDGM, right?), grab a wine and watch the day fade away.

documentary family photographer Newcastle Hunter Lake Macquarie lifestyle

documentary family photographer Newcastle Hunter Lake Macquarie lifestyle
  documentary family photographer Newcastle Hunter Lake Macquarie lifestyle

Not going to lie, the first week of baths looked like this.  See, our old place had a walk-in linen cupboard and it was amazing.  This place has a cupboard that fits two towels per shelf so it took a while to find a home for all the craft, sewing, board games, guest things like air mattress and extra bedding and other things that fitted in our old place.

documentary family photographer Newcastle Hunter Lake Macquarie lifestyle

It has been a challenge, learning the house and there are still boxes to unpack but they are mostly the ones we won’t unpack until we are in a more permanent place.  Things got busy pretty quickly with unpacking, school and preschool and getting back in to work so I don’t really have too many more shots from the first week or so of this place.  One thing the girls did plenty of initially was throwing things down the stairs as we haven’t lived in a two storey place before.

documentary family photographer Newcastle Hunter Lake Macquarie lifestyle

documentary family photographer Newcastle Hunter Lake Macquarie lifestyle

Want to see or revisit Part One or Part Two?

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