How to Get Your Groove Back

Recently I’ve been asked the same question by a number of people, both readers and good friends. That is, “How do you know who you are?”.  What they want to know is that in my role as wife and mother, how do I retain such a strong sense of self?  Let me tell you, this hasn’t always been the case. Just like...

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Dear Weekend 1.08.09

I’m currently craving colour. Colour and order. Perhaps this is a backlash from the last few days of monochromatic posting, or perhaps it is the result of spending lots of time in a fabulously merchandised, colour blocked store recently.  Whatever it is, my constant penchant for cleaning, purging and organizing is taking on...

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Obsessed With

As it is the Queen’s Birthday holiday here today, I’m taking an extended weekend and sharing with you the pictures that have been floating inside my head for the past two days. My obsessions are never ending.  I wake up one morning and want to re paint my kitchen.  Then about ten minutes later think it would be nice to...

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Dear Weekend 15.5.09

May 15, 09 Dear Weekend 15.5.09

Posted by in Flickr favorites, Things to Do

Have I told you lately how much I love you? This week has been a week of reader love and I have had so many lovely emails from those of you I’ve not met on comments before. I love knowing that I am read by Burlesque Dancers, Accountants, Academics and Lumber Jack Show presenters! I even occassionally find myself in a store...

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Dear Weekend

It has been a fun filled week this week. And by fun I mean busy. I’ve been spending a lot of time working on new articles for various mags and lovely posts for you all.  Sadly, my planned video tutorials are experiencing some hiccups as Windows Movie Maker continues to crash and is forcing me to spend more money on new...

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Getting Bento

Penguin Bento Piggy Bento I don’t usually pack lunches for my family. The Mr. eats out every day and so far the closest I have come to packed lunches is for official picnics or snacks in the park. This is all about to change. Miss Four is off to start school at the end of this month so that means packed lunches and snacks...

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Things I Love About China – and its not the Olympics

Aug 08, 08 Things I Love About China – and its not the Olympics

Posted by in Asia love, Flickr favorites

While all eyes are on Beijing tonight, tuning in to visions of fireworks, spangles and awful team uniforms, I thought I’d bring you an alternative view. Not of anything even vaguely sport related, but all the wonderful, crazy and beautiful things that I love about China. This is the idealised China that lives inside my mind;...

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I Could Live Here

Jul 28, 08 I Could Live Here

Posted by in Flickr favorites

I’m ensconced in the world of Flickr tonight, and I fell in love. Prepare for a kawaii overload and visit the world of Squeaky...

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Tags and Happiness

Jun 30, 08 Tags and Happiness

Posted by in Flickr favorites

1. Details, 2. !!!, 3. Pink Sky II, 4. Nohohon Zoku- Goukaku Type5, 5. graduation kitty cake, 6. puccho (japanese candy) cupcakes!!! I’m feeling very social this week, chatting to all my wonderful online friends, so I thought I’d try and share a little happiness through these delightful images from Flickr. I’ve...

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Flickr Favorites

Jun 03, 08 Flickr Favorites

Posted by in Flickr favorites

1. Snow Girl, 2. Baby Silhouette, 3. Chandelier at Tavern, 4. Pink Chandelier, 5. The Old Library, 6. Miss Bianchi, 7. Voodoo / … ” Im so Sorry Fred ” …, 8. summers garden, 9. My Kitchen, 10. Agent Provocateur NY Christmas 2006, 11. berlin, 12. my home., 13. Remnants, 14. IMG_4061.JPG, 15. Craven...

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