Tag Archives: books

Dec 3rd, 2008

I’m going to read to you whether you like it or not!

Today I spent the whole day feeling like nothing was working out quite the way it was supposed to. I had planned to give myself the morning off, once I’d dropped the kids at school I was going to come home and spend an hour and a half doing whatever I bloody well wanted to […]

Nov 2nd, 2008

Kids and animals are a bugger to photograph

I started out this morning with the intent of having a decent photo of each of the kids and pets with which to illustrate the ever so fascinating story of my Sunday. I should know better than to make plans that depend on kids and animals behaving for a camera. The short version of my […]

Sep 24th, 2008

Link-fest No. 6

Feel like reading something silly? There’s a new post up on yogabeans! A review of Deadwood on Heroine Content. Train your goldfish with a training kit from ThinkGeek. Ninja cat comes closer without moving PhysioProf and Dr Isis are engaged in a recipe war. I find it oddly compelling. The Vorkosigan Companion will be mine. […]

Aug 20th, 2008

It doesn’t take much to make me happy

Caitlin has not had a particularly easy learning to read experience. Although she does love to have books read to her and will happily browse through non-novel type books of various types I’ve rarely seen her settle down with one and read for a significant length of time and she has read very few chapter […]

Aug 11th, 2008

Link-fest No.4

Another random collection of stuff to read. The August edition of the Down Under Feminists Carnival is up at Audrey and the Bad Apples. One of the reasons I’m not watching the Olympics (or watching very little anyway): Lauredhel at Hoyden About Town posts on women athletes’ uniforms. The 2008 Hugo Awards results have been […]

Aug 6th, 2008

Vegan Indulgence

I received a parcel in the mail this afternoon. Inside it was this: My very lovely friend Leigh Drew (aka ZB ) has had her first cookbook published. Leigh is an awesome cook, she is creative and adventurous and her enthusiasm for great food is contagious. When she talks about her cooking you can’t help […]