A little treat, a crafty retreat!

So I have booked myself a treat to celebrate A YEAR IN AUSTRALIA. There is a great craft retreat happening in Daylesford (the spa captial of Victoria wuuuu). As you may be able to tell I am very excited about this! I will finally get to meet the faces behind some great crafty blogs, have a […]

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I made you a mix tape….

Well today was a busy but slow day. Chef boy and I have our house inspection tomorrow so there was bit of tidying to be done and then I sat down to finish off some embroidery I started last night. I found a blog called Pepper Stitches and she had one or two cool sketches […]

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How does your garden grow?

With silver bells and cockle shells and pretty maids all in a row…. What a day the weather is crazy here! 6 degrees one day and then 20 degrees today!? I finished the scarf for sister number one but it was a little warm for her to wear it today!! So I am fairly proud […]

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Rain Drops on Roses …. a few new favourite things

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens, Brown paper packages tied up with strings, These are a few of my favorite things…… So not only have I given yoga a go but I also gave the blog a fresh look and came across my new favourite blog!  Introducing […]

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Downward Facing Dog Upward Facing Smile cont…..

 So forgive me for not being able to expand too much on my yoga session last night. Too much to say sooooo little time! So here is a quick run down of my first go at Yoga…… Arrived with Miss H at Yoga place and the smells of incense and wicker mats filled the air. […]

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Chef Boy to the rescue!

Yes my darling chef boy has saved the day today after he found the pearl pendant from my favourite necklace in the driveway. Last week after my physio appointment I found the chain to my favourite necklace on the floor in work WITH NO PEARL CHARM to be seen anywhere. I crawled around the floor […]

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Downward facing dog, upward facing smile

So as you can see I have finally started the makeover/transformation of my blog. Yay! Pretty eh?! Speaking of transformations- I participated in a yoga class with Miss H tonight. Feel a thousand times lighter and “balanced”. So a big thank you Miss H! I will post properly later on…. But for now enjoy the […]

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Diary of a whingy kid &16 balls of wool

Whinge whinge whinge….. That’s what I feel like doing today so apologies in advance: I will have been in Australia a year in June and I have to say that while it was the right thing for me to do for my career/ to get a career…. it has been at the detriment to my […]

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Two scarves later …

So as horrible as my bad back was (yes WAS! it’s much better today)… I did discover how enjoyable knitting was again. I completed my scarf/snood/cowl -is that how you spell snood!? It is super super soft and cosy and I’m very impressed at how fast I got through it: started Monday night finished wednesday […]

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Jiminy jilikers it’s chilly….

Wowsers my dears it is coooold!!! So I’m feeling a bit miserable today. My back is sore as you know but I’m just achey all over and my eyes feel like they are going to fall out of my head. Not fun at all 😦 Miss H popped over last night with some information on […]

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