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Monthly Archives: February 2011

up with the chooks

For someone who claims to despise clichés, am I becoming one? Boy quits job, turns freelancer, family moves to country, girl bakes bread, has chickens… what's next? pot-bellied pigs? (or maybe Wessex Saddlebacks?) er, not just yet.  Whatever. I LOVE chooks. Love them. We always had them when we were […]

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this moment

{this moment}: A Friday tradition with Soulemama. One moment from this week, one that you want to hang onto and not forget. No words.  And if you're a blogger playing along, please leave your link!     (If you haven't read it, can I recommend 'Last Child in the Woods' by […]

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pants!

I love the way English friends say pants! instead of say, blast! or goddammitalltohell! Also, that band was so pants, or these cheese sticks are totally pants.  By which I do not mean THESE pants are pants. I think they're lovely. Well the first couple of pairs I made were […]

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new neighbours

In a short time we've become very fond of our neighbours. They're lovely.  And as a special treat, one of the four legged kind had babies two days ago. So we took cookies for our friend the farmer, and took another neighbour and trooped off down the road today to […]

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over here we are…

.. writing a business plan (or two) .. doing a bit of bookkeeping .. selling a house – our Brisbane place settled today! .. baking choc chip cookies with many helping hands .. warning visitors that Ivy has a new high pitched shriek that she tries out for fun at […]

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this moment

{this moment}: A Friday tradition with Soulemama. One moment from this week, one that you want to hang onto and not forget. No words.  And if you're a blogger playing along, please leave your link! Have a fab weekend, friends! xxx

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beside ourselves

When we decided to move to the south coast, we were constrained only by the date which Henry would start at his new school. This didn't exactly match up with when Adam would finish up his current job in its current incarnation.  So here it is: we've spent the last […]

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the romantics

I don't go in for sentimentality. It actually annoys the crap out of me. I don't like clichés or empty gestures and it probably goes without saying that I really don't like the crazy commercial crapola that is Valentine's Day.  Having said that, I love my man. Adore him wholeheartedly (you […]

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on my mind…

Joining in with Rhonda Jean over at Down To Earth today.  On my mind today is new-ness. The challenge and the stretch of it.  We're the new family in a small town. Henry's the new kid in Year One. We're meeting lots of lovely new people and I'm getting used […]

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