Tag Archives: books

Mar 28th, 2008

What I’ve been reading

I think I’ll give up on the plan to review everything I read this year, turns out it’s not something I actually want to do. I do like the idea of keeping a record of what I’ve read though so you’re going to get lists with short comments instead. So here’s what I’ve read since […]

Mar 5th, 2008

Shakespeare for a bedtime story

Tonight at dinner Tom was telling us all about the things they are doing in drama class – Shakespeare no less! They’re doing A Midsummer-Night’s Dream and Tom has the part of Starveling the tailor, it boggles my mind just how this is going to work with a bunch of 7 year olds, how awesome […]

Feb 14th, 2008

First of my 2008 goals done!

I went to my first lampwork glass bead making lesson today and made 5 beads. Only 3 had cooled down enough to bring home at the end of the session though. Here they are. I’ve signed up for an 8 week course (the one ZB pointed out to me – thankyou!) so this is just […]

Feb 5th, 2008

Link-fest No.2

Fillyjonk at Shapely Prose has something to say about making the most of the body you’re living in now instead of waiting till you’re thin. John Scalzi has finished the manuscript for Zoe’s Tale shares some thoughts about the writing process. I found my way to yogabeans! via Fussy – surreal…. I recently discovered Pioneer […]

Dec 7th, 2007

The stuff of Christmas

The Advent calendar – my made-by-me, chocolate-free, re-usable felt wall hanging advent calendar, is no-where to be found. Seriously, I have no idea what I did with it. The tree – first haul it up from down in the garage, next find the box of decorations…realise the tinsel and lights are not in the box […]

Nov 8th, 2007

Three things

My daughter came out of her ballet class with tears in her eyes tonight because she “got a bit worried” when her teacher told the class she believed they would all be ready to move up from Grade 2 to Grade 3 next year. I pointed out that this was a good thing but Caitlin […]