All the way back in 1994, barely two months into my Honours year in Philosophy at Monash, I had to … Continue Reading Let’s try that again… at a distance.
I wasn’t going to go but I’d been looking forward to, and saving up for, the Bendigo Sheep and Wool … Continue Reading Bendigo Sheep and Wool Show 2017
My mother died yesterday. It is an understatement to say that she wasn’t a great mother but also to say … Continue Reading Vale Jillian le Patourel
Every time I give myself permission to have a do-little day, listening to my pain, I find I end up … Continue Reading Onigiri and life lessons.
Hello Readers!Thank you all for your incredible support in 2014! This time last year I was madly working on the … Continue Reading Happy New Year!
While hunting for a new desktop photo from my 2009 writing retreat in New Zealand, just now, I found this … Continue Reading From little things…
Not that I think anyone hangs on my every blog post, or that I post so very regularly but I … Continue Reading A little hiatus
** This post is dedicated to my dear friend and sister in storycraft, Kim Koning. In the little corner of … Continue Reading Don’t tell me eBooks have no soul
The House Hunt is over! We will be able to move in from the 13th of April, but will need … Continue Reading The House Hunt is Over!
We’re home in Melbourne! The last few days in Bangkok were some of my best, despite being incredibly stressful. Between … Continue Reading We’re home!
Posts and photos from our trip to Japan for another New Year at the Atsuta Shrine, will come, but today, big news: We’ve got about 10 weeks left in Thailand, slight possibility we might be home for my birthday!After feeling … Continue Reading Bangkok, you have defeated me.
Happy New Year to all. I don’t usually make New Year resolutions but this year I do have one – a complex one but only one, nevertheless. This year, I resolve to work on not relating to the “Tales of Mere … Continue Reading My 2012 Resolution
So. We’re here. We arrived at around midnight local time, which meant 3a.m. back in Oz, which meant that I was paying so little attention as we checked in that, this afternoon, I attempted to get into the wrong room … Continue Reading Tackling Apprehension in Bangkok
Almost two years ago, to the day, I wrote a post titled “The Down Side”, about the friends that you … Continue Reading The Up Side
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In a post this week, Betsy Learner asked her readers to post a comment about their favourite local bookshops. It prompted from me a meander down Memory Lne, and, since I have been too busy settling into my fancy new Sydney life to write about said fancy new life (which I will do at some point soon), and also since I’d like for my latest post not to remain the one about my father, I thought I’d post what I wrote.