Tag Archives: good things

Feb 8th, 2009

Food and love (Part 1)

Some time ago Liz posted a piece titled Love You With Food, it ends with these lines: There is a legacy of love and food and cooking in my family. I’m so glad to be part of it and so glad it doesn’t end with me. I wish I could say the same thing about […]

Feb 1st, 2009

Seventeen years

In September of 1988, one month shy of my 18th birthday I went to a party I had not been invited to. My best mate’s girlfriend had been invited so we figured that was close enough. I knew a fair few of the people there, well, their faces and names at any rate, they were […]

Jan 4th, 2009

Splash!

We went to the pool today, it’s not our closest public pool, there’s one at Hornsby too but this one at West Pymble is in such a lovely setting that it’s well worth a few extra minutes drive to go there instead. You can see what I mean from the Google satellite image This is […]

Dec 14th, 2008

Adam missed seeing Santa – AGAIN!

Every single year it happens, just when Adam has had to duck out to run an errand or fix a problem, there’s the call of “Ho, Ho, Ho, Merry Christmas!” and this big guy in a silly red suit turns up at our Christmas party with a sack full of gifts for all the kids. […]

Dec 8th, 2008

John Scalzi offers “A Story For a Donation”

From John’s blog: Hey kids! I’m doing a holiday fundraiser!Short Explanation: Science fiction writer and publisher Vera Nazarian is about to lose her home due to various medical and legal expenses. Various folks are fund raising to help her make the payment on her home. My contribution is to offer you a free short story […]

Dec 7th, 2008

This weekend

We have: Demolished most of the kitchenette downstairs in the rumpus room (L-shaped bench and the cupboards underneath) to make room for the old entertainment unit. Now I just have to figure out what to do with all the crap that came out of the demolished cupboards. Moved the old entertainment unit (yeah, that bloody […]