my little bookshelf

A few months ago I was on a quest for a small bookshelf. Instead of resorting to the usual outlets for cheap furniture, I opted to take the long road…I drove¬†around the local neighbourhood [...]

Monday, tick

Just recently I booked Che in for an 8am Monday swimming lesson. He’s keen to get a little stronger and more confident in the pool and frankly, I couldn’t argue. So, Monday mornings [...]

pregnant in summer

Last night was the hottest night on record since records began. It was 32 degrees at 4am. Essentially we slept in an oven – hot wind forced uselessly around the room by the ceiling fan. [...]

forced frugality

I’ve been working as a freelance writer and photographer for over ten years now and I’ve never been without work. For the past six years I’ve been lucky enough to have regular [...]