Monday, 30 May 2011

You say it's your birthday, September 2033

Round 31: September 2033 (Spring)
Now that Sarah has had a few months to get used to the idea of being pregnant again, she's finding herself getting quite excited about the prospect of another baby.

Saturday, 28 May 2011

Get older

Round 31: August 2033 (Winter)
Maia's last update/Ethan's last update/next update

Maia Novak is 31 and Ethan is 27.
(Aaron and Nick are both 30, Matilda is 27, Connor is 20, Annabel and Georgina are both 9, Gabriel is 6, Thomas is 2 and Ryan is 9 months old)

Narrated by Ethan Novak

My ex-girlfriend Matilda just announced her engagement and a few weeks ago, Maia and I went to have dinner with her and her fiance, Miles to congratulate them.

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Cat on the wall

Round 31: July 2033 (Winter)
Malcolm's last update/last update/Matilda's next update/next update/

Matilda Jacobson is 27, Adrienne Novak is 26 and Malcolm is 23.
(Amar is 32 and Hope is 22)

Narrated by Malcolm Novak

When I graduated from uni, I moved right in with my sister Adrienne and her friend Matilda. Their old roommate, Ethan, had moved out just before then, so they had a spare bedroom and I needed a place to stay that was not our parents' house.

Monday, 23 May 2011

You say it's your birthday, July 2033

Round 31: July 2033 (Winter)

Rob Ashton is 32 and Patience is 31.

Narrated by Rob Ashton

When Patience finally went into labour, we were both about to go to bed. Patience had just come out of the bathroom when she told me her water had broken. I was definitely wide awake then!

Sunday, 22 May 2011


Round 31: June 2033 (Winter)
last update + wedding update/next update

Calvin and Aaron Clarke are both 30.
(Kendal is 57, Maia is 31, Troy is 30, Ethan is 27 and Jude is 11 months old)

Narrated by Calvin Clarke

Maia moved out of this place and in with Ethan a few months before Aaron and I got married. It was getting so crowded around here, so it couldn't have happened at a better time.

Friday, 20 May 2011

Fiji baby

Round 31: May 2033 (Autumn)
last update/next update

Kimberly Carmody is 62, Nick Moretti is 30, Sarah is 28, Thomas is 2 and Ryan is 1.
(Susannah is 23 and Lucy is 18)

Narrated by Sarah Moretti

A few months ago, Mama finally hired somebody to help out at the salon. I'm hoping that Lucy will eventually be able to take over a little and give Mama some days off every now and then. She works too hard.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

All at once

Round 31: May 2033 (Autumn)
last update/next update

Evan Moretti is 44, Ione is 37, Justin and Xavier are both 12 and Aurora and Bianca are both 7.
(David is 51, Josie is 31 and Lauren is 12)

Narrated by Ione Moretti

Xavier came home from school recently and asked Evan if he could ask Lauren Carmody out on a date.

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Teenage riot, April 2033

Round 31: April 2033 (Autumn)
Principal: Kendal Draper
Teachers: Joanna Draper, Julia Gray
Students: Oliver and Sebastian Gentry are both 17, Anthony and Veronica Moretti are both 16, Noah Gottlieb and Adelaide Sitko are both 15, Mitchell Carmody is 14, Emma Gottlieb, Jessica Royce-Nihill, Eddie and Louisa Gentry and Tim Lane are all 13 and Declan Romilly, Austin and Lauren Carmody and Justin and Xavier Moretti are all 12.

Narrated by Lauren Carmody

This year is my first year of high school and I really like it so far.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Paint's peeling

Round 31: April 2033 (Autumn)

last update/next update
Lake Draper is 76 and Kendal is 57.
(Rose is 38, Patience and Josie are both 31, Troy is 30, Sylvia is 7, Jude is 9 months old and Levi and Will are both 4 months old)

Narrated by Lake Draper

Since I retired a couple of years ago, my time truly is my own now and I love it. Especially now that Kendal and I are empty-nesters.

Monday, 9 May 2011

We haven't turned around

Round 31: April 2033 (Autumn)
last update/next update

Adam Gottlieb is 78, Athena is 73, Amelia is 44, Wade is 43, Noah is 15, Emma is 13 and Michael is 2.
(Jessica and Louisa are 13 and Lauren is 12)

Narrated by Emma Gottlieb

It's a bit strange having a little brother after being the baby of the family for 11 years.

Thursday, 5 May 2011

You say it's your birthday, April 2033

Round 31: April 2033 (Autumn)

Rob Ashton is 32 and Patience is 31.

Narrated by Patience Ashton.

I only have about 12 weeks to go until this baby arrives. Rob and I are so happy but still very, very cautious. We're a little nervous after my miscarriage last July.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Middle of nowhere

Round 31: March 2033 (Autumn)
last update/Chris's last update/Edward's last update/next update

Jack Benton and Audrey Lachance are both 21 and Chris Draper and Edward Lachance are both 18.
(Sophie is 20, Elspeth is 19 and Lucy is 18)

Narrated by Jack Benton

It's such a relief to have Julia finally gone from the dorm. I think she was a big part of why I've never liked dorm life too much.

Sunday, 1 May 2011


Round 31: March 2033 (Autumn)
last update/next update

Charlie Benton is 21, Camilla Sitko is 20 and Grace and Everett are both 3.
(Olivia is 36, Lila and Sophie are both 20 and Jacinta is 3)

Narrated by Camilla Sitko

Sometimes I wish I had been able to live in the dorms but it doesn't sound like I'd want to be there right now, from what Sophie's been telling me.