Category Listen/Watch/Read

:: Gilmorealong : Season 1 Episode 02

Following on from last week’s Pilot Episode Gilmorealong, here’s a little breakdown of Episode 2!  Tell me if you watch! Tag any related images on Instagram with #gilmorealong so we can see!   The Lorelai’s First Day At Chilton After you watch: Things I noted/liked Lorelai and Rory are still so grumpy with each other. I like it better when

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:: 52 Hellos : Week 03

Do you know how great #52hellos is turning out to be? I’m not talking JUST about all the great letters I’m getting, but also about the letters I get to send. This week I sent something to my sister. A little package of good things and a long, messy letter. It was five pages long. As I was writing it,

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:: A Year Of Australian Writing: Helen Garner & Brooke Davis & Liane Moriarty

So this is a little update on how I’m going with A Year Of Australian Writing (#ayearofaustralianwriting). I’m reading some quite varied books… Hard copy: I’ve just finished Joe Cinque’s Consolation by Helen Garner. (I’ve read pretty much all Helen’s books now, I think!) This book is so compelling and awful. I am really glad I read it. It’s hard

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:: Gilmorealong : Season One Pilot

I can’t help it. Something in me is so addicted to Gilmore girls. I know it’s not perfect. I know there are flaws, but there’s also an innocence, a cheekiness, a cheerfulness which suits my temperament down to the ground. If you’ve been following my late-blooming obsession with this show, you won’t be surprised that I’m re-watching a 3rd time.

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:: 52 Hellos : Week 02

  Aw GUYS! You are totally getting excited about #52hellos ! I am so glad! Imagine if nobody sent me a letter. I would have looked like such a goose. Probably I would have asked my friends to write to me, but luckily there was no need because YOU ARE WRITING TO ME! Gosh. It’s the new way to comment,

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:: DIY Blog Critique & Tweak

Here’s one for the bloggers! If you’re not a blogger you could look here instead? This is the time of year we are all putting our best feet forward blog-wise, right? We’re sweeping the cobwebs away and making everything look sparkly and new? Well luckily I created this DIY Blog Critique and Tweak for people just like us! I made

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:: I Got An Advance Copy Of My New Book!

  Woah. It’s here! You know, it took a long time for me to make my new book, Craft For The Soul, I was pretty tired after doing 4 books in a really short space of time, I switched publishers and I also thought people needed a rest from Stuff By Pip, so I made sure to stretch out the

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:: Things To Learn With Me

Just a mini update to let you know the eCourses that I’m running over January/February! Blog With Pip Learn to blog better or launch a blog from scratch! Perfect for newbies or for people who want to give their blog a bit of a Spring clean. More details and course description here. Inspiration Information for Bloggers A kick in the pants,

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:: 52 Hellos : Week 01

  Hello pals! It’s time for #52hellos! And this is the very first week of letters! So cool. (If you’re not sure what #52hellos is head here for details). This week I’m featuring two hellos. The first one (above) is from Dot. Dot wrote her letter from Canberra after living in Perth for a while. I won’t show you all

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:: I Love Liberty!

Amazing handmade Terry De Havilland vs Liberty wedge: here     Hello! What have you been doing, peaches? I have been trying to not work (it’s very hard for me) and doing quiet things. It’s so hot here at the moment. I know it’s only been two days of heat, but I am waiting for the change. I want to be

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:: Even MORE Reasons To Love Taylor Swift

main image stolen from Taylor Swift Man. She’s such a great example of adorable, dorky gratitude. YES she has a gazillion dollars, but she doesn’t have to do this stuff. It’s so nice to see people doing good stuff for other people (while they are also working REALLY HARD!) If I’m ever feeling a bit down I go look at

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:: Finished, Unfinished, Ace

  From top: The Year of Magical Thinking* – finished Age Before Beauty blanket by me – unfinished (more on that later!) Hemsley & Hemsley cookbook – The Art of Eating Well*  – ace – Friends, Food, Family* – ace Double page recipe spread from Hemsley & Hemsley – ace Risotto recipe from Friends, Food, Family – ace Letters for #52hellos – ace

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:: My Favourite Holiday Video

Man. This made me laugh and cry all at the same time. Some people are so funny and adorable. Produced Directed & Edited by Ryan James Yezak Starring Scott Nelson x Pip  

:: A New Album From Erlend Oye!

  Just popping by to say hello and tell you this important news! Erlend Oye (of Kings of Convenience and Whitest Boy Alive fame) has a new album out! It’s called Legao and was apparently “made at home with nieces running about”! How great. I am totally getting it. It’s on iTunes, if you want to get it too! It’s been

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