It’s Not All Bad – the Wood’s Annual Letter 2020

What a crazy year this has been, for everyone I am sure! We have had some significant challenges this year, but we’re trying to take the positive out of it, and the only way is up from here. Firstly Clare lost her job at the WACA, then our big planned half loop of Australia in …

2019 Annual Letter: Highs and a Low

Here is the highly anticipated annual letter form the Woods of Perth. It has been a year of mostly highs, but a death in the family was a significant low for us this year and made us reflect on the importance of family and life balance. With the children rapidly growing up and the occasional aches and pains …

2017 Annual Letter

Another year has raced on past, so quickly, in fact, we couldn’t get this annual year in review out before the end of the year! It’s always a time where we reflect on the year, and to update all our friends, family, and online followers. Enjoying the unseasonal snow in Hasliberg Switzerland We would have …

2016 Our Year of Travel

As we start into another year with big travel plans, and after just returning from our Christmas pilgrimage to Eastern Australia, it is time to reflect back on 2016 and what we achieved at home and abroad. It has been a fabulous year of holidays for us (again!). It started in January when we ventured …

2014 Christmas Letter

Salamat Pagi! Well what a year we have had! The most exciting part of this year was the follow through with our decision to move to Bali, Indonesia. But I’ll get to that a little later… Because our year started with just Rob and I flying to Lord Howe Island for our 10 year wedding anniversary …

2013 Christmas Letter

Well another year has come to an end… Thanks 2013 it’s been great. What an amazing, exciting, heartbreaking, and uplifting year it has been. It would be remiss of me to not start by telling you all our big news… we have decided to move overseas and live in the hills of Bali, Ubud, Indonesia for a …

2012 Christmas Letter

Happy New Year!!!  This was intended to be a Christmas letter, however, things are always so crazy around here at the end of the year, that it has become a New Year letter! We hope you have enjoyed a wonderful Festive Season with your loved ones and brought in the new year in a special way. What a fabulous …

2011 Christmas Letter

We hope you have enjoyed an exciting 2011. Best wishes for a wonderful Christmas, and we hope you enjoy many happy celebrations for the Festive Season. For many of you it has been a year since you have heard from us (sorry!). The major change for us being the birth of our third child Casper on August 31st. He …