• Beware the troll!

    Who’s that trip trapping over my bridge? Well bugger off! I’m too tired to eat you. I feel as much like Christmas as… I’m too tired for metaphors. Is it just extreme tiredness, two migraines in a week and a deaf right ear, or is […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    Sharing this week’s gratitudes Bedtime family dancing to The Gipsy Kings … Twinkling fairy lights … Walking home from a creative day’s “work” to a roast chicken cooked for me … Baby Ash playing air guitar! Yes really! … Homemade chips … Our boy’s pidgin […]

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  • Woooosh!

    Woooosh! What was that? That was my life. Woooosh! Zooming along at a million miles an hour.  Doing twenty things at once. Distracted. Impatient. Rattling the cage bars. Come on, hurry up! I have been watching myself this past week, noticing how I take on […]

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  • What are you giving yourself during this season of celebration?

    The tree is up, the nature table is adorned, as is the mantle piece. The fairy lights are up, the door wreath and advent wreaths smelling of evergreen glory. Presents bought, cards to be written this week (we managed to get one of the last […]

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  • Sharing the e-love – hardcore blogging for women!

    Apparently there’s something called mercury retrograde happening right now, which, if you’re into astrology, means that everything stalls, goes backwards or generally buggers up. I can say without a doubt that this is true. Listening to other people moan about their technical problems is about […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    … Having one of those days where you get everything done on your to-do list that you’ve been avoiding for months … A baby who loves peeling tangerines all day – but not eating them! … Waxing and glazing my sculpted candle angels … Chocolate […]

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  • Hello!

    Hello dear reader, I am here… I’m just a little bit busy right now… All good… Just busy. See you soon!

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  • A Question of Belief

    Warning:  This post is not suitable for  the faint hearted  devout Christians or small children So, for the other two reader of my blog – settle down and enjoy!… *** Regular readers will be aware of the on-going saga of our “difference of opinion on […]

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  • Joy pockets

    Though I have many joy pockets this week, I wanted to share one very special one with you. One that makes my work worthwhile, that makes risking talking about the untalkable so totally worth it. I went to bed beaming after having received this wonderful email […]

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  • How to be a creative mama

    “With the arrival of my children has come the arrival of a new burst of creativity, something which many of the mothers I interviewed for my book (on Creative Rainbow Mamas) experienced too. There are so few words about the real experience of mothering and […]

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