Archive for August, 2013

Buzz buzz


Not so much of the buzzing bees, but my head is buzzing with the prospect of spring. We have had some lovely days lately, and it is lighter both in the morning and in the evening. I have spent a few great weekends in the garden. Mainly tidying up, turning over garden beds, adding compost, […]

Hello world!


Excited to be here and registered! As a personal WordPress user I am happy that my avatar follows me. The pic of me was taken on the east coast of Australia at┬áHuskisson last year. Although I have lived in landlocked Canberra* for the past 20 years, my heart belongs near the ocean ­čÖé *I should […]

Another weekend draws to a close. There is a roast in the oven, and a gin and tonic next to me as I type. The chooks are locked in for the night. Jack is out, Izzy is in the bath after working all day, and Carl is on the PlayStation relaxing after spending some productive […]

Why keep books?


Why keep books? For me… memory design/inspiration/just looking – I love rereading and taking a book, be it a cook book or an art catalogue or a novel and just opening and reading….for inspiration, somewhere to hang out for a while, to be taken back… gifts – wish I remembered to get friends & family […]



I heard this song coming back from the markets on Saturday morning. It was early and we were about to go to Bowral for the day to celebrate what would have been Jeremy’s 56th birthday. I love REM. I don’t listen to them much these days, and hadn’t heard this song for a long, long […]