Don’t wanna!

I have had a slow start to the year. Okay, I can explain away Christmas and the new year, summer holidays to recharge my batteries, the Australian Open to watch on TV, but things seemed to be getting worse last week. ‘Slothful’, ‘feeling flat’, ‘tired’; very little was sparking my interest. Looking back over the…

How does my garden grow?

It’s quite a while since I have done a gardening post. But before I get to that, let me wish each of you the best for 2019. I hope it is a calm and healthy year for you. We can certainly do with both. In my last post I spoke about my lack of New…

There goes Christmas and here comes the New Year

My blogging has fallen away of late, so I never wrote the post wishing you all a happy Christmas, and thanking you for your likes and comments and friendship throughout the year. But you were in my thoughts and I almost wrote the post! We had our family Christmas on Saturday, and then my Mum,…

Democracy + sausage

It’s election day in Victoria. We are voting to elect representatives for our Legislative Council (Upper House) and Legislative Assembly (Lower House) of Parliament. We have compulsory voting in Australia and I think that’s a good thing. Voting is an important democratic activity. Compulsory voting means that everyone has to take some notice of what…

Not my usual sewing

I have just written a post on my blog on my website about the dress I have just sewn. You may have seen the results on Instagram. I deliberated about where to write it, here or there, and obviously decided on there. It’s the problem of having the two blogs. I had thought that the…

18 in 18

I’ve enjoyed this challenge because it has made me move out of the usual rut; it has brought options to the front of my mind. Having said that, I was surprised at the progress I have made in some areas. So, this is what I have been up to: Write 18 letters I am up…