• Painting again

    I haven’t done much painting recently – nothing’s been calling me. When I can’t paint, I can’t paint. It just doesn’t happen. But this morning I went to work with the idea for a new project, which by mid afternoon I have no energy for. […]

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  • Candlelight, fairylight, firelight

    Welcome to the December 2012 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Childhood MemoriesThis post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have talked about memories of growing up — their own […]

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  • Those infamous words: let’s make a gingerbread house

    We are totally addicted to Masterchef in this house – a TV cooking show where the contestants are pushed to the limits of endurance, before having their dishes picked apart by the odd couple of Michel Roux Jr, and Fat-Boy-who-the-fuck-is-he-anyway-Greg-Wallace. But I always say, that […]

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  • The end of the world is nigh – what are your plans?

    Yup, that’s right, the end of the world is a matter of days away. Winter solstice – 21/12/12 What are your plans? Do you have your bunker prepared? Or are you going to be dancing naked on top of a Mayan pyramid in the depths of […]

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  • Joy pockets

    Little pockets of gratitude in the midst of living…  Feeling like me for pretty much the first time in a month. More exciting women on board with The Rainbow Way book Painting again! Walking through a winter wonderland on my way to work Meals with […]

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  • The Rainbow Way – a progress report

    The Rainbow Way … “book” is too small a word to contain its depth and breadth, words insufficient to express the magic that I am weaving into it! Oh how it stretches and grows, as new connections are made, with creative mothers around the globe, […]

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  • Sick

    Roll upon roll of ickiness, sickness, blackness, veils of negativity that have shrouded my body and soul are rolled away, peeled away. Little by little. I can almost smell the scent of my soul again. Catch a glimpse of my energy in the corner of […]

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  • The Scum of the Universe

    I take a break from my usual sweetness and light to go on an all out attack on the scum of the universe. Spammers. Numerous times a day I have to delete their gobbledegook, badly spelled, ungrammatical insults from my inbox. Take the most recent […]

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  • It’s nothing personal!

    I like to think that I’m a unique individual. Whilst I give a certain amount of credit to my parents for all my bad bits (!!), I tend to believe that my hope and dreams are very personal. My flaws and foibles mine to erase […]

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  • Sick of being sick

    Off to the doctors. For a second round of antibiotics for a persistent chest infection. Was only there two weeks ago. Had a cough in various forms of hideous hackingness since early July. Endless nights up multiple times with girls. Who also have/ have had […]

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