After a rather large party last year, and no real desire (on the parenting end) to repeat the experience, we asked Luca what he would like to do for the day.
So that's how we ended up spending a day out in our nearest city, catching the lift up to the viewing platform of Telstra Tower. It was the height of excitement for this tower obsessed boy of ours. From lego tower building, to memorising heights and statistics, to drawing comparison graphs, it is definitely one of his biggest hobbies.
Last stop was an impromptu visit to Cockington Green, which all, even little Violet, seemed to enjoy. It seems very like how I remembered it as a four year old, and as an adult I enjoyed the tranquil gardens and quaint little English cottages. It seems you never really grow out of some things.
Which is really one of the best things about these kind of days. Being out and about and seeing interesting things that you don't see everyday, you start to relive some of that childhood spark and excitement, and see things fresh through their eyes.