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 [...]

is school over yet?

We are creeping towards the finishing line and we aren’t doing it gracefully. I pulled up to Che’s school gate this morning a good five minutes late, expecting to be the only mum [...]

finding abundance

It was time for a late spring clean. Or perhaps I’ll call it a pre-Christmas purge. Whatever its official name, I took to the wardrobes on the weekend and made space. I usually do this kind [...]