Archive for October, 2010

Tread softly


He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my […]

TED spread!


“Great minds come together at TEDxCanberra” – Canberra Times the day before the TED fest yesterday. I don’t think it escaped the attention of anyone at TEDxCanberra that talks on mental illness book-ended a rather fantastic day. Like millions of people I have watched TED talks online. They are great, but actually being in the TED audience is […]

17/10/2010 Originally uploaded by KatieTT So green after all the recent rain. Memphis is like a pig in long grass. (taken up by Dickson College)

SIFF – Sugar hit at Hotel Intercontinental Originally uploaded by KatieTT Well I couldn’t be with my sugar on our wedding anniversary – me in Sydney, him in Temora, but I did have this yummy *sugar hit*, as part of the Sydney Internaitonal Food Festival. Lovely waiter said – “Would you like to see the […]

Managing challenging behaviour….. I went to a PD day last Saturday at uni, and came home with my head buzzing. I was always going to be interested in presentations about managing challenging behaviour. At the outset though I have to say that although I have two kids, I haven’t really had to deal with challenging […]



10/10/2010 Originally uploaded by KatieTT Sometimes when I get together with Rhonda and Laura, unkind people make reference to the three witches in Macbeth. I don’t mind…..I treasure friendships that survive distance and other complicating factors!

A few zombie experiences of late make a nice update to a pretty hectic few months, both at home and at work (ok- it’s a bit of a tenuous theme). Carl joined Facebook this year, reluctantly and he doesn’t do much there (and neither do I much these days), but this week – FB removed his profile pic […]