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Eat Nice Life Reminders Pip-Life

There’s safety in a bowl of spaghetti

How nostalgic foods are soothing Melbourne’s pandemic pain As Melbourne’s second lockdown kicked in, I found myself standing at my kitchen bench, considering the newly imposed curfew, battling competing waves of sadness and numbness. There was only one sensible…

Creative Business Creativity Pip-Life

The Mentoring Post

Oh hello there! A few people have asked me whether I would consider mentoring them lately … and to be perfectly honest I would LOVE TO but I am feeling a bit frazzled in the brain, and worried I…

Potato Curry
Eat Nice Life Reminders Pip-Life

On My Kitchen Table

Mostly I have been spending time sitting at the kitchen table these days. It’s bright and I love working and making stuff in the heart of the house. I have an Echo Show that I boss about demanding to…

Bird Tea Cards
Listen/Watch/Read Pip-Life Poetry

Just One Last Poem!

(Don’t worry. I have finished my poetry unit! I’m doing short fiction now!) Here is my final poem – made from an earlier poem I revised. It’s about daydreaming and taking walks in the bushy park near my house…

Cottles Bridge weekend
Pip-Life Taking Stock

Taking Stock: In May!

Hello, peaches! You know what time it is? It’s time to take stock! If you haven’t ever done this, maybe today is the day to do so? You could just grab a notebook and get started? Or tap your…

Eat Pip-Life

Thanks for the cosy memories, Two-Can Soup

When I was a kid one of the most comforting things we’d have for a rainy day lunch or after school snack was soup. By soup, I mean canned soup. We’d cleverly combine a tin of tomato soup with…