• life tales

    are you saying sorry too much?

    Have you ever noticed how often you say sorry every day? I have, and I must admit that from the number of times I say it, it would seem that apologising is a favourite…

    14 May, 2017
  • life tales travel tales

    back in sydney

    A few months ago I spontaneously flew down to Sydney to visit my friend and her family for just under 24 hours. Whilst it was wonderful to see them, it left me with an…

    7 May, 2017
  • table tales

    the ultimate chocolate fudge brownies

    I may have slightly overdone it on the chocolate last weekend. And by slightly, I mean I totally overindulged. With so much chocolate around, I caved to peer pressure (which was actually more peer…

    22 April, 2017
  • life tales

    hot cross buns

    Easter is such a wonderful time of the year. The weather is in that sweet spot of being cool, but not too cold, you get to enjoy a much-needed break after the whirlwind of…

    14 April, 2017
  • life tales

    oh what a feeling!

    Exciting news everyone.  I bought a car. A Toyota Yaris, in fact. With a reversing camera, cruise control, and all manner of fancy buttons on a screen that I didn’t expect, but am certainly…

    1 April, 2017
  • life tales

    letting go of things

    I finished unpacking today.  And by unpack, I mean finally do what I should have done months ago and get rid of a significant amount of clothes and other bits and pieces that have…

    26 March, 2017
  • life tales

    time perspectives

    There are few more satisfying pastimes than finishing a good book. As much as I hate to admit it, it’s a pastime that I engage in far too infrequently. Perhaps it is the amount…

    19 March, 2017