I haven’t actually spent much time loitering around blogs lately, but the ones I have been drawn to have been about food. Here are a few that I have been drooling over…. Kiss… Continue reading


PS.  I might have disappeared from this blog for a while now but I have been busy busy busy with work, life and the furry new bundle of joy that has become part… Continue reading

DEECD Research and Innovation Seminar

This is a video of my employer Galina speaking at a DEECD childhood development seminar about the importance of music in early childhood education.  The songs she introduces in her talk are ones… Continue reading

My creative space (circa December 2010)

A much belated post.  I made this scarf for P’s grandmother for Christmas, but we didn’t end up seeing the paternal grandparents at all over Christmas, and in fact I only got the… Continue reading

hibernation 101

*I am posting this one week after actually writing it because in my malingering state I capped our internet and was not able to upload. It’s still relevent though! I am writing this… Continue reading

one week late

Sometimes I become tongue-tied and prefer to hide away in a corner… preferably a corner with lemon curd, 6 eggs and an oven.  One friend’s kitchen, two evasive kitties, one flopped meringue, twelve… Continue reading

A very auspicious award

I have noticed this “stylish blog award” making its way around many a blog lately and now it has made its way to me (Cheers Hakea!). Normally I don’t answer chain letters…but this… Continue reading

My creative space. 20th Feb

I may have gone a little quiet and retiring around this here blogosphere, but life away from the computer has been as busy as ever.  One reason for my absence and obvious flouting… Continue reading

kindergarten conflicts #1

LatelyI have been struggling with the idea and process of compulsory mat or group time. Everyday A and I seem to engage in a battle of wills where we attempt to calmly enforce… Continue reading

the weekend my mother came to stay

my weekend was…… swimming in a thunderstorm eating prawns shopping the most amazing meal made with heritage vegetables and herbs from heronswood strolling through gardens and gothic revival architecture worrying about floods train… Continue reading