Tag Archives: NaBloPoMo

Nov 11th, 2010

It’s a little disconcerting really

If, when I am sitting at the dinner table, eating my meal, I happen to look slightly to my right and down under the kitchen bench at the end of the table, this is what I see: Her eyes follow every move of food from my plate to my mouth with ferocious concentration. And the […]

Nov 10th, 2010


I can’t remember learning to swim, though I do remember swimming lessons, specifically taking the life-saving course at Pymble pool in the summer holidays while my younger siblings were learning to swim and going to the school swimming scheme in primary school. I know diving clicked for me when I was 9 and we were […]

Nov 9th, 2010


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 8th, 2010

Visiting Grandma

It’s now 12 days till my Grandma’s 100th birthday. Earlier this year we weren’t sure there’d be a 100th to celebrate but here we are and plans are afoot. I popped down to the nursing home for a quick visit today mostly to say thank you for the card and money she’d sent me for […]

Nov 8th, 2010

OOTD – Necklace pressie edition

This whole post is really just here so I can show off the lovely pendant in the last photo, but hey, may as well get the whole ensemble on record as well. There’s that bloody hat again.  Hat – Strand hatters Necklace – gift Top – Torrid Pants – Target Shoes – Colorado I’ll leave […]

Nov 7th, 2010

30th Down Under Feminists Carnival

The 30th Down Under Feminists Carnival is hosted this month by Bri at Fat Lot of Good. Every edition of this carnival introduces me to new bloggers, it’s such a fantastic community building enterprise. Lots of lovely reading again this month, click on through and enjoy!