Scary stories from a lovely place


We’ve been fortunate enough to somehow bring another boy baby healthily and whole into the big, bad world. This is Joseph Stephen Reid. He was born on the 3rd May … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · 4 Comments

In thought and front garden

This blog is rather quiet of late. Just like my little life. I have nought to say. My poor blog started in a moment of quiet, by the inspiration of a lovely friend, on … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Liam is 1

Happy Birthday to this most delicious and precious little person. Liam is one today. Hard to believe, of course, but he is not really even a baby anymore. He was … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Trees and sleep

The other day I was parked in a shaded grove with my three sleeping sons. Yes, three, all asleep at once. There wasn’t much else to do but embark upon … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · 4 Comments

What Triple J means for my marriage

Music has always been significant in my life. But only particular music and very particular musicians. I am, however, not musical at all. As a child I briefly had piano … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Twas the night before Christmas…..

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The children were all nestled snug in their beds While visions … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beautiful beets

Gardening really is one tiny step forward, ten enormous steps back. I am frequently disappointed with my gardening results. It doesn’t help that I’m notoriously impatient and would love seedlings … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · Leave a comment