Images sourced via The Galapagos Affair: Satan Comes To Eden – such a crazy/cool documentary! I thought it might be a good time to stop and take stock. So here goes… Making : a blanket (quel surprise!) Cooking : my favourite breakfast at the moment: a 2 egg omelette with zucchini, red onion, mushrooms and tomatoes – sprinkled with spices,
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
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,
A version of this post was first published here (I’ve been thinking about this stuff a lot recently, and then my friend Defah got me thinking even more!) I was listening to a podcast recently. I am a big fan of podcasts and the one I listened to was recommended to me by Author/Illustrator/Fair Trade Ambassador Chris Haughton*. I don’t take just anyone’s
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
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
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
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
Christmas. Aw. There it goes. Phew. And yet… sob! There’s something about Christmas, right? For those of us who celebrate it’s a special time, and yet it can also be exhausting and isolating and a bit sobering. This year, especially, it seems that so many sad things have been happening at the tail end of the year (or earlier).
Harking back to the days of The Envelope Project and blogging 2009-style, next year I’m doing a little artsy/cutesy/people-y project. It’s called 52 Hellos. It’s been rolling around in my head for a while and 2015 is the year to make it happen. Here’s how 52 Hellos goes! (You can join in too, if you like!) 1. Every week for 52 weeks I
Aw man! These just popped up on Twitter via those clever people at Sublime Stitching, so I had to tell you about them right away. Of course Tove is the best, but I love Sublime Stitching a lot too because they really opened my eyes to how fun and customisable embroidery could be. It’s not all geese and floral baskets,
I am obsessed with Gilmore girls. That’s a fact. I’m in Season Six at the moment and think that when I get to the end I am going to go back to the beginning and build some kind of Pip-GG-wiki (to rival the existing wikis!) and document all the bits I love about it the most, in one place. I
Aw hai! How are you going, peachy-pie? I am good. I am scrambling a bit, to tell you the truth. I’ve just finished off my work for the week and we are THINKING of going camping. The problem is that (I forgot to tell you this) a lady SMASHED into the back of our car on Monday. Our car is
In case you didn’t know, I’ve set myself A Year Of Australian Writing challenge for 2015. Honestly, I don’t think I’m going to have any trouble reading Australian for a year, but a few people have mentioned that it will be hard, that a year’s a long time, that there are so many great non-Australian books we’ll miss out on.