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Dec 2nd, 2010

Diary of a Wombat

When I first came across this picture book I was wandering around a bookshop in 2002 with David aged 5 1/2, Caitlin aged 4 and Tom 1 year old, I picked it up, leafed through, and fell in love instantly. The simple text and gorgeous illustrations were so evocative, I could see Mothball (the wombat), […]

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 […]

Aug 20th, 2010

Friday Fragments

Hosted by Mrs4444. Time for the end of week mental declutter that is Friday Fragments. Let’s see what’s floating about in here shall we? **** I did my 6th Kiva loan this week, which apparently makes me an average Kiva lender. Must do better. I’m going to stop buying Macca’s coffee on work mornings and […]

Aug 6th, 2010

Friday Fragments

Hosted by Mrs4444. My mind isn’t so much fragmented as mush at the moment, it’s been kind of a long week, but I’ve fished out a few bits and bobs to share. For more end of week shrapnel head on over to Half-Past Kissin’ Time! ***** On Tuesday I had my 3rd singing lesson and […]

May 13th, 2010

Linkfest No. 17

Stuff I thought was worth sharing… Karen Healey, at Attention Rebellious Jezebels, reviews books “in dialogue style in a spoilerific manner that often renders in-depth, wonderful works nonsensical” and is also highly amusing. Charlotte of Charlotte’s Library asks Where are the Good Mothers in Middle Grade Science Fiction and Fantasy? Ladysquires at Shitty First Drafts […]

Feb 5th, 2010

Friday fragments and Linkfest No. 15

Hosted by Mrs4444. When you get to the bottom of this post don’t forget to come back up here and click on this link to Half-Past Kissin’ Time so you can go check out all the other fabulous Friday Fragments posts! I missed fragmenting last week and I’ve barely blogged at all recently, I ought […]