Monthly Archives: October 2012

DIY is better than sex – discuss.

What can give you a warmallover tingly glow like a perfectly executed DIY project? The timing, the planning, the anticipation – foreplay, only longer. The gentle turn of the screw, the feel of the soft finish of timber, the smell. … Continue reading

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Ali shooting words

She appears in unexpected places this child of mine.  Take this for example.  

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In search of Shelley

My grandmother enjoyed fine china. Family lore has it that she would entertain her circle of friends with a genteel afternoon of bridge and high tea (with no doubt some family and local gossip thrown in). Now, 60 years later, … Continue reading

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Who said that? Who is that?

Its one thing for a mother to think that her child is amazing ~ its a different matter when somebody else says it! “Ali is an accomplished contemporary singer and a seasoned actress. Her other major credit as a musical … Continue reading

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Before and after

When a tradesman says “Its like an oasis”,  you have to take the accolade and run with it especially when your inner eye reminds you of what was there before.  Trawling through old photos the other day I found this … Continue reading

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Possum proofing

Explanation needed? Once there was a beautiful rose (called Lordly Oberon) growing quite happily around my deck. Unfortunately the local possum acquired a taste for rosebuds. Cheeky little thing. I am actually quite fond of the possum ( I think … Continue reading

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Look right there, right there! She’s on the tele!

Stilettos, a sharp suit, pearls and a pink shirt, looking every bit the legal lady. ” Sunrise 9.10.2012

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