Friday Fragments

I’ve had a horrible week of ear infections and misery, my brain has been mush all week and I’ve achieved nothing much other than watching lots of episodes of House on DVD. So I haven’t got much by way of fragments for you, but we’ll give it a go anyway. You may remember back at the end of September the filming of the “I Do” marriage equality video? It’s been on Australian TV and been doing the rounds on Facebook and Twitter, but I did promise to link to it, so here it is – the finished product: Caitlin is … Continue reading Friday Fragments

Dried leaves in boiling water…

…an exercise in associative blogging. Tea. My Nanna (Dad’s mum), who I remember as teaching me to drink tea – no sugar, a bit of milk, strong and hot. Breathing in the steam from the mug, cupped in cold hands, sitting around a campfire at night. So many glorious camping holidays with my family and my mum’s twin sister’s family when I was a kid. Yum cha, the brew getting stronger as the meal progresses until the pot is refilled and it goes back to hot water lightly tinged with colour and flavour. The ritual of Grandma’s teapot, readied before … Continue reading Dried leaves in boiling water…