Archive for: Blog Link-ups and Memes

Nov 19th, 2010

Dried leaves in boiling water…

…an exercise in associative blogging. Tea. My Nanna (Dad’s mum), who I remember as teaching me to drink tea – no sugar, a bit of milk, strong and hot. Breathing in the steam from the mug, cupped in cold hands, sitting around a campfire at night. So many glorious camping holidays with my family and […]

Nov 18th, 2010

100 years – a life

This piece was written by my very wonderful Aunty Liz. Liz is my Mum’s twin sister and our family historian, she has self-published a series of books about various branches of the family and I’ve very much enjoyed reading them all. My cousins Cameron and Rebecca read this out at Grandma’s funeral on Tuesday and […]

Nov 16th, 2010

Wordless Wednesday

Happiness Tom, 14 months old “Is that apple I see you bringing me?” Rainbow lorikeets on the back deck this morning

Nov 16th, 2010

Tuesday tidbits

Please excuse this pseudo post for I am tired and do not have anything of substance in me tonight. I’ve started using my Tumblr account, I think I’ve figured out where it fits for me, it’s Twitpic and Facebook sharing and the stuff that ends up spread over multiple tweets all bundled in together in […]

Nov 15th, 2010

Making plans for the week ahead, anyone for craft?

Menu plan:Monday – spag bol Tuesday – mango chicken curry and riceWednesday – sushiThursday – homemade pizzaFriday – prosciutto wrapped pork fillet baked on red onion and apple, with mashed potato and baby spinach saladSaturday – steak, jacket potato, corn on the cob and saladSunday – roast leg of lamb with baked veggies The schedule:Monday […]

Nov 14th, 2010

Saying goodbye

On Saturday evening I had a phone call from my mum. She was ringing to tell me my grandma had just died. Mum had arrived to visit Grandma at the nursing home at about 5:30pm and had been unable to wake her. By 7:30pm Grandma was gone. The night before Mum and Dad had spent […]