Its approaching the end of ‘Buy Nothing New Month’ and for the month of October I’ve had great fun doing just that. Its amazing what you can find when you commit to the experience: a new pair of shoes, never worn, for $6, summer pants made in France, ever so summery and stylish, a gorgeous… Read More Where Do You Come From?
Ever since childhood, I’ve hated clowns. Something about their painted faces and miserable attempts at buffoonery, churns my stomach. I never found them funny nor did they gain my compassion as they slipped on the sawdust and wept those painted tears. No, I never responded in the way I was supposed to instead I sat… Read More The Evil Clown WEP Halloween Challenge
This story frightened the life out of me as I read it to my then fiance as we waited for the first train in the early hours on a foggy Katoomba station. The Signal-Man By Charles Dickens “Halloa! Below there!” When he heard a voice thus calling to him, he was standing at the… Read More The WEP Halloween Challenge Part A The Signal-man by Charles Dickens
I’ve visited Perth before and seen West Australian wildflowers in their splendour at the Mullewa show one spring where they were displayed in separate vases, but nothing compares with the most vibrant array of these unique plants in all their natural and ancient glory at Perth’s Kings Park. The day was stunning, warm enough, but… Read More In a West Australian Garden
Fresh eggs are the best and these are the freshest and lighrest eggs Ive ever had in my life. Thank you to the chickens, Olive and Poppy, who produced them (unfortunately Agatha has gone btoody, sitting on a roost all day mesmerising herself into thinking she is hatching an egg) and to their owner Lia… Read More In Celebration of Small Things: Fresh Eggs
In Celebration of Small Things Blogroll: Sea Salt, White Sand and Sunshine ‘Little Darlin it’s been a long, cold, lonely winter, Little Darlin it feels like years since it’s been here, Here comes the sun, Here comes the Sun and I say it’s alright’ George Harrison Since February this year I have experienced a short… Read More In Celebration of Small Things Blogroll: Sea Salt, White Sand and Sunshine
From Brisbane to Perth is a huge journey, travelling across diverse landscapes and different time zones. By air it takes six hours and covers a distance greater than that from Paris to Moscow. By land it can take a week but this week I flew. I love the flight which I have taken before, for… Read More Travelling across a continent:Paris to Moscow or Brisbane to Perth