Archive for June, 2011

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Everything seems too hard at the moment. Much easier to show a few photos of my windowsills at work. I’m OK. [blogged from phone- so don’t have a say on photo size, or do I?] Advertisements

I found this photo this afternoon on an abandoned Posterous blog that I set up last year. The post was called “perfect weekend” – a day spent in Bowral with the family. We took a range of photos, some silly ones, some not. So pictured here is (L-R) my sister Sarah, Dad, Jem, Mum and […]



There are a few of these on Mt Ainslie – cairns. A rough pile of stones, raised for a mark or a memorial of some kind. This one is just off a track we go up – on an old fence post. I do like the stones on top of the post. I am not […]

We are incredibly lucky to live so very close to Mt Ainslie (part of Canberra Nature Park). I say lucky because we didn’t really notice how close we were to the bush when we bought our house 18 years ago. I put it down to being 8 1/2 months pregnant at the time. We walk […]

A million years ago I worked for the Commonwealth Employment Service, the CES. Ironically I’d been unemployed for a while before this (which I quite enjoyed apart from the lack of money). I quickly made up my mind that I would do my best to help the people who really did want a job or retraining, […]

Winter trees


I love winter trees. The bareness. The vulnerability. Bit like me at times.

70 x 18…


On Sunday my newly turned 18 year old boy had a birthday party. He/we shared the party with another boy. About 70 of their nearest and dearest friends were invited via a closed Facebook invitation. We had security (two of my nephews who are way over six foot and gym junkies) and we made it […]