We have been evacuated from our little unit, as the Brisbane River has broken it's banks. I managed to get some clothes, school uniforms, my violin, Brynley's guitar and 'Bun-Bun' and 'Ted-Ted' (Kristian's bed toys)... that's it. I turned around to look at the few precious bits and pieces we have in our new little digs (we only moved in pre New Year) and thought to myself, "well I wanted a fresh start, what a way to do it". I didn't put anything up high, didn't really have any time. My beautiful chair (remember the one from the house)... I gave it a loving last look and our beautiful piano... just belongings... just things. We are holed up in a city hotel with some dear friends of ours from the same complex. I have shed a few tears... just to get it all out of my system....I am a little scared. I'll miss my comfy bed! Funny what thoughts go through your head when you know your worldly possessions are under threat. I will let you know how we go. Peak is expected within the next 24 hours. How life changes! But we are safe and well. I've got my boys.. that's all that matters.
Furniture and objects by Michael Verheyden
4 hours ago