Tag Archives: 50 Things

Nov 29th, 2010

The penultimate post – NaBloPoMo as therapy

This posting every day business is hard. I hesitated to sign up for NaBloPoMo this year because I haven’t been terribly well in the mental health department lately. I’m on anti-depressants and they are helping but I still feel quite fragile and don’t have as many spoons as I’d like to spread around. When I’m […]

Nov 27th, 2010

Travel with kids scares me

And this is why. I remember, you see. I remember being 14 years old and being completely hideous when my parents took us on a month long trip to Athens, Crete, Paris, London, Boston, Washington and New Orleans before we settled in Boulder Colorado for a 6 month stay. Here I am with my mum […]

Nov 26th, 2010

Pets

My first pet was a grey tabby cat named Tiddles. He walked out of the bush across the road from our house when I was a baby and took up residence. Me at 6 months old with Tiddles Me (13 months) saying “aaah” to Tiddles Note the no hands touching pose, I gather it had […]

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 9th, 2010

Cake

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 6th, 2010

Sleeping – a picspam post

I was going back through all my photos on my laptop looking for images for another post that’s sitting in my drafts folder and I kept coming across photos of me or one of the kids with either a child or a pet asleep on top of us. Here they are. Tom, post spag bol, […]

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