Travelling light

Like many women, I own a few handbags and chop and change in between them frequently.  Leonie gave me a fantastic handbag organiser for Christmas, which I have stuffed everything that used to rattle around in the bottom of my bags, gathering dust woofees and lint.  It fits my normal sized handbags, so I can … More Travelling light

Long Weekend

Today is ANZAC day, so the TV is on and we’re watching the Melbourne march.  Veterans, returned service men, families who’ve lost loved ones, all congregate in groups through Melbourne’s city centre in a carefully thought out plan, they then wind their way up along St Kilda Road to the War Memorial in date order of battles.  They … More Long Weekend

Lazy days of summer

I type this sitting in the G, on a comfortably warm day of 31c. There is a gentle breeze, the crowds are apathetically clapping. You couldn’t ask for a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Australia are playing the West Indies in the first match of their tour. I love watching one day internationals, … More Lazy days of summer

Busy busy

We have a weekend booked in this weekend. In so far, we are having a social life! Tomorrow we are off to watch Carlton v Richmond at the MCG, in The Long Room no less. So I don’t have to sit outside with the hoi-poloi, I get a padded chair too (very handy when the … More Busy busy