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Joining in with Meet Me at Mike’s, not stealing broth. Making : Still on the poncho from last month. Cooking : ancho lentil tacos, cake, cake, cake, cake, and endless varieties of spaghetti. I've hit BoringTown. Drinking : Yorkshire Tea Reading: Cross Stitch/Outlander still, the Not Quite Nigella book, Jay-Z's Decoded. Wanting: To find the … [Read more...]

Spring Fling


About two weeks ago, something happened to me. I think it had everything to do with spring, and having basically hibernated through my first Melbourne winter. I NEEDED TO EXERCISE. It has frightened and confused many. Including myself. I could also feel a CLEANSE coming on, which does not require juice and frequent toilet … [Read more...]

Life at Mine


I have been making lots of puddings. And buying all the books in the land. AND EATING ALL THE BUTTER SHUT UP Sharing my yoga mat with everybody. Getting obsessed with Yorkshire Tea. It's not often I deviate from loose leaf but hi Yorkshire. Hi. You're strong. I like you.  My garden has begun its Spring Assault. And you'll find me … [Read more...]

I had Lunch with Seth Godin and This is What he Taught Me

Seth Godin Selfie

Seth Godin is an entrepreneur and marketing guru. He encourages people to think outside the box. To eschew the restraints of society and authority, and be creative in your endeavours. As we all know, I'm not particularly creative. I also rarely think outside the box. Not because I don't want to, but because it doesn't come naturally to me. So … [Read more...]

Apparently High School Girls Haven’t Changed Since I Was One

-She thinks she's better than everyone

There was a pack of loud girls on the train, whom I normally don't mind because it kind of reminds me of how I was as an obnoxious and mouthy teen, and how much fun I was having while doing so. I get a real kick out of hearing their conversations, who did what with whom, trash talking about how hard they're going to party on the weekend, what … [Read more...]

Best Banana Cake


And I don't say that lightly. I ate about six pieces, and kept mumbling it was the best banana cake I've ever had. And you know what makes it so good? *ducks from half the internet* - it's sugar. White sugar is what gives the edges that crispy, chewy goldenness. Plain old white-ass sugar. It just can't be beat in baked goods and while baked goods … [Read more...]

Yoga With Kids


  After practising yoga for 10 years, including up to 37 weeks pregnant with Bigs (got lazy after that), I took somewhat of a hiatus after I became a mum. Mostly because I'm pretty much still in parent-of-small-children survival mode and neglect to fit it in, and usually because I end up as some kind of child jungle gym. First this … [Read more...]