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Nov 13th, 2010

OOTD – I’ve been shopping edition

This week I managed to buy myself 3 new pairs of shoes, 2 pairs of shorts, 2 tops, a dress and a crochet poncho thingy. I won’t show you everything at once because I’d look really strange wearing all those clothes layered on top of each other plus I’ve only got two feet and the […]

Nov 12th, 2010

Friday Fragments – chocolate strawberries edition

Hosted by Mrs4444. I wasn’t really sure I’d have much to decant after a week of daily posting for NaBloPoMo but I guess there’s always a few little fragments of frivolity floating around ready to find a home in a Friday Fragments post! On Monday we began the day with freshly baked homemade sourdough bread. […]

Nov 11th, 2010

It’s a little disconcerting really

If, when I am sitting at the dinner table, eating my meal, I happen to look slightly to my right and down under the kitchen bench at the end of the table, this is what I see: Her eyes follow every move of food from my plate to my mouth with ferocious concentration. And the […]

Nov 10th, 2010


I can’t remember learning to swim, though I do remember swimming lessons, specifically taking the life-saving course at Pymble pool in the summer holidays while my younger siblings were learning to swim and going to the school swimming scheme in primary school. I know diving clicked for me when I was 9 and we were […]

Nov 9th, 2010


I don’t think I’ve made a proper birthday cake at all this year. I think I’m suffering cake decorating withdrawals. When we finally get around to having a birthday party for Tom (must send out invites!) there will be proper cake. Better start planning now. Meanwhile, some past creations: So, anyone hungry for cake now? […]

Nov 8th, 2010

Visiting Grandma

It’s now 12 days till my Grandma’s 100th birthday. Earlier this year we weren’t sure there’d be a 100th to celebrate but here we are and plans are afoot. I popped down to the nursing home for a quick visit today mostly to say thank you for the card and money she’d sent me for […]