I’ve just finished reading The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. It was, of course, wonderful. This post is not about the book. “Face your life Its pain, its pleasure, Leave no path untaken” There are paths I didn’t take in … Continue reading Untaken paths.
It’s been a long time since I blogged. Life got interesting. In the “may you live in interesting times” curse sort of way. Big changes. I’m single. After 26 years of marriage. And not by my choice. I won’t say … Continue reading New Year, New Beginnings
Where the mountains meet sky Where rocks break sea Where skin touches skin And breath is breathed in Where a knife’s edge curls wood Where hands shape clay Where thought becomes form And beauty is made Where minds grow invention … Continue reading The edges of things
I don’t know what he’s grinning about, he’d forgotten my ring. I wore stupid feet hurting shoes. It was all terribly traditional, church wedding, Dad walked me down the aisle. I think this was one of the solemn bits. I’m not … Continue reading 25 years
I don’t want to be angry any more, or sad, or exhausted I don’t want to feel resentment or despair Irritation, disappointment Fear But I can’t walk away I can’t not see, not know, not care I think I remember … Continue reading It’s just a poem, ok. Mostly.
//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js The Revolting Peasants were persuaded by nefarious means (ok, Andrew asked me and I said yes) to provide a Saturday night feast for the Winterfest reenactors. We were catering for 100 people. I did my usual thing, when it … Continue reading Winterfest 2016 – The Peasant’s Feast
A photo posted by Mim (@mimblespix) on May 21, 2016 at 2:59am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js Dough – from bread machine recipe for pull apart bread 2 teaspoons dry yeast 500g bread flour 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 tablespoons … Continue reading Ham and cheese scrolls
In the midst of a silly thing that I am doing on Instagram and Tumblr (at Calmly Colouring), with a colouring book and Black Books quotes, I did a slightly sillier thing over the course of seven days. It went … Continue reading Antici…..pation
I was reading through Greta Christina’s post Seven Reasons for Atheists to Celebrate the Holidays about why atheists might be quite into holidays that have religious origins and nodding enthusiastically but finding myself having to gloss over references to winter. … Continue reading An Aussie Atheist Christmas
Every time I’ve looked at this writing prompt the ONLY thing that pops into my head is the chorus from The Bonnie Banks o’ Loch Lomond as sung by Harry Secombe playing Neddie Seagoon in The Goons episode “The Treasure … Continue reading #KellsWritingChallenge Day 7 – The high road