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Monthly Archives: February 2010

making stuff

So am now HOOKED on knitting. So to speak. All cast on. Crazy about it.  I can remember my Nan teaching me when I was about 8 years old, on holiday with them. I still have the needles she gave me. Must knit something up on them. Super special.  Anyway, […]

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what do you know

By the time you get here, mid thirties, and maybe you've travelled around a bit and met lots of people (I love people), you realise that everyone's got something they know about.  I've met people that know lots of stuff about science (my brother in law Owen). Some that know […]

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op shop

It's such an Australian expression. In the US or Canada it's a Thrift Store or in the UK a Charity Shop. Whatever you call them I've been skulking around them since I was, well, ever. We had one in my hometown where I used to go and buy mens jackets […]

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beginnings

In winter last year I knitted Henry a scarf. It's the first knitted thing I ever finished and he loves it so much. I was very proud. Tilly doesn't really need a new scarf but it was a good pattern and was helpful in getting me (an inexperienced knitter) used […]

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a day for Tilly

This week has been so much about Henry, appropriately, starting school is a big deal.  So today was a day all about my sweet Tilds. We did all her favourite things. Drawing. Dancing.  We went to see a movie about the Wiggles with her favourite friend Emily and the girls […]

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first day of school

  Today. First day of school.  Gosh there's been some build up since December. When you have a kid who really doesn't transition well or cope with any major change (and who they weren't even sure would go to a mainstream school 12 months ago due to developmental impairment,) well, […]

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I am spider bait

No I don't mean the band although I have always thought it might just be the best band name I've ever heard of.  Let me say this first: I am an animal lover.  A once-was vegetarian who is still unable to debone any animal and who goes weeks without feeding her […]

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