Newsreader Amber Sherlock loves sun, sand and sea
Making waves is just as much fun as making news for this TV presenter
The Sherlocks were happy living in Balmoral, but a two-bedroom apartment makes for a tight squeeze when you have two children who love to explore.
Amber says living a stone’s throw from the beach definitely had its charms, but as a mum to Piper, 6 and Zachary, 3, she knew the familymily would soon need a bigger place to call home.e
So they made the move to nearby Mosman. n. With the beach still reasonably close and a backyard for the kids to kick around in, Amberber has found her happy place, away from the demands of the newsroom.
The 1930s three-bedroom Federation semimi was in fairly good nick when they moved in, but Chris has made subtle improvements, tacklingng landscaping jobs on the property.
Amber says the family has a real affinity for the beach, but Mosman has given them an appreciation of the parks and local greenery.y.
“We didn’t want to move too far away fromom the beach and we always head down there on the weekends, but we also love the village vibe inn Mosman,” Amber says.
Not that she even has to leave home to appreciate nature’s beauty.
“I love this garden and the frangipani tree,” e,” Amber says.
“I have a little table and chairs where I can sit under the tree and think everything g is just fine.”
Amber will be able to enjoy her local sights hts for a great cause when she takes part in this year’s Humpty Dumpty Balmoral Burn on May 28. 8. The event helps raise money for the Humpty Dumptyumpty Foundation to purchase much-needed and, often lifesaving, medical equipment for children’s hospitals and health services across Australia. ia.
Ladder This is from my husband’s family farm in Manilla in northern NSW. Chris thinks it may have been from the sheep eep yard but now w it’s kept near the e study nook.
Frangipani tree It’s about 50 years old and when it’s flowering there is pink everywhere. Everyone always comments on it.
BBeachh ttrolleyll WhenWh theth kidskid were smaller we needed somethingso to take their stuff downdow to the beach. The kids would climb on it and we would have to drag it across the sand.
Shells They remindremin me of beingbein by the beach, eveneve when I am not able to be. I have collected them throughthrou our travels and they just justmak make me happy.
Horse sculpture My parents-in-law picked it out for us. We both love horses and we love the Snowy Mountains — we got married there, so it fits in with our life’s theme.
Jewellery box Chris made this when he was much younger, maybe in primary school. I just really love it. I use it for all my jewellery.
Hanging light This light ties into the beach theme and creates atmosphere. It sits on the balcony outside so we have a beautiful outdoor area to enjoy meals.
Balmoral Beach painting My husband is very creative. It’s acrylic on wood. We wanted a painting to fit in with our colours and couldn’t find anything, so he made this.