From that first moment of intuitive inspiration an artist hopes to build something.
The day of the big winds we got a call to collect our eldest son. 'Quiet' they said. He came home and was quiet in bursts, then energetic then complaining of a sore tummy. I was happy to have my brood all under our roof with the winds raging outside. The day after the big [...]
The Chicken Soup Murder by Maria Donovan My rating: 5 of 5 stars The first thing to say about this book is that it is a page turner. I read it in about three sittings over three days. I got captivated early on, not just by the mystery, but also the characters. Maria Donovan brings [...]
For me Easter will always be a special holiday. It is a holiday which smells, not like chocolate, but like boat fuel mixed with salt water. It feels like crisp mornings which will turn into sunny days. For most of my life Easter was spent camping in Mallacoota. A seaside town on the very edge [...]
I am committed to writing positive sleep stories, and I will get there, but first I need to write out the Bermuda triangle of bad bed times we experienced this week – and then I will get to something positive! Just now I am nostalgic for good bedtimes. It has been a bad week for [...]
I walked in the door this afternoon and it flashed across my mind, for no particular reason that I could not remember where I slept last night. I don't have a wild lifestyle. I just have two small children. Sleeping Woman For the first few weeks after going into his own bed Rafa [...]