We've had a bit of a busy week here. My mum and all the Hope St clan are going on a 'round Australia trip in a couple of months, and they've been sorting out all the extra bits and pieces that need to be done for that. My mum was worried about travelling so far and for so long in areas where phone reception is really really bad. So we went and found out heaps of information about all the different options available - satellite tracking, satellite phones, Telstra's Next G network (with extra mega huge aerial to boost reception), satellite TV (and of course Foxtel), mobile internet options, etc. etc. etc.
Just a tip, don't walk in to the Telstra in Westfeild Tuggerah wearing crappy clothes. The people there are ignorant at the best of times it seems, but if you don't look like a yuppie they'll not only show their ignorance, but they'll treat you like a piece of dirt that got dragged in by the cat.
So now it's all sorted and she has a Telstra Next G phone with an extra aerialand the phone itself can be used as a modem for the laptop. They're also getting satellite TV so the Foxtel box will work on it as well.
And the camper is in getting a new FULL SIZED fridge and a stove top put in so it'll be fully functional again soon.
Here in our little house, Lilli is still not liking wind, bumpy roads, storms, cars (me scraping the car on the garage contributed to that) and heaps of other things. But last night at my mum's place she actually spent time in the pool without screaming! And using the floaty ring thing she actually struck out on her own and "swam" across the pool! Very proud of her. Phillip also took a sideways step yesterday, but I didn't see it and so it doesn't count... LOL
Hope everything is going great wherever you may be. Fingers crossed it's not as hot wherever you are! I'm sticking to the computer chair at the moment!