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Recipe: Tangy, Chewy Lemon Squares

August 31, 2015
tangy chewy lemon squares

I am so excited to have a huge kitchen, two lemon trees and a lovely oven at my new house. So excited, in fact, that I have been baking a favourite thing. Lemon squares! When Rin was little, I used to make these all the time. They’re almost whole-heartedly based on a recipe from Stephanie Alexander’s book ‘Stephanie’s Seasons’, but I’ve seen a similar recipe in the Australian Women’s Weekly too – some people might recognise the bones of these from…

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Ace Days Ahead

August 30, 2015
Sweet And Sour The Takeaways

Wowee. Moving is exhausting, right? There are so many things to do. Things to pack and move and clean. Loose ends to tie up. Problems to solve. Dust to breathe. Nails to break. We’ve almost made it through the tricky bit and are nearly up to the bit where we can make our new house the way we want it to be and start living our new house life. Phew. My feet hurt, though. I have been on my feet…

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We Moved House!

August 27, 2015
Pip Lincolne

Yes! We moved! Oh my gosh. How weird is moving? Everything that makes a home reduced to boxes. The place you once lived in reduced to walls and floors. It’s quite the revelation, evidence that we make the home, rather than the place or the things… Our new house is so lovely and light. I am so happy. My heart is literally bursting, and when it’s not bursting it’s just swelling warmly. Funny how you can live somewhere less-than-ideal and…

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Be A Penpal To A Child In Detention

August 19, 2015
map two

  It feels REALLY BAD to type part of that title. Does reading it hurt you? Ugh. How is it possible that our country’s government condones keeping children (and others) in detention? It’s just one heart-breaking element of their general attitude towards asylum seekers. How on earth did we get here? Who are these people purporting to speak for us all? Where is their humanity in these decisions? It’s hard to know what to do, right? Here’s MORE than one thing you CAN…

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