Scary stories from a lovely place

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

Dusk puddle jumping

I love the rain when it comes. Even though I spend so much time outside, and pretty much rely on the outdoors to be a semi-decent mother, I’m often willing … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The dread of Australia Day

This time next week Australia Day ‘celebrations’ will be winding down. If it’s been a sunny day, many an Irish tourist will be lobster red, lifeguards will be tired and … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The privilege of middle class baby wearing

Recently one of my regular trips to a local park took an unexpected turn. I live in a working class area, so park visits with kids aren’t what they are … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Today was Labour day, apparently.

Today we enjoyed a public holiday. It’s in celebration of Labour Day, which marks the achievements of workers to secure an 8 hour working day in the 1850’s. I was … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

This is what a feminist looks like

On an early morning work commute last weekend my husband was listening to the radio when one of the presenter’s made unsavoury reference to woman’s virginity. Excited about starting a … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Our PM on women

This week I have been in mourning. Each day I awake to a country with a new Government and Prime Minister, and not one that I like. It’s a Liberal … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · 1 Comment