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Sometimes, around town, all the angles and hard edges do my head in. The best visual antidote for me is a flourishing tree, but since I started to think about this I’ve been noticing soothing curves that also offer some respite. 17 more words


Precious Moments

I was reading a post by a fellow blogger Penny L Howe on those Precious Moments in life and it got me thinking about my own memorable experiences.   387 more words


Getting swept away

Last year I made a big career leap and went consulting – after 25 years working in government organisations.  There were a few things which prompted the decision – but primarily I was tired. 436 more words


Pumpkin Pasta Bake with "Parmesan" Crust

With the cold nights we’ve been having in Melbourne this past week, I’ve been craving hearty and substantial meals that warm you from the inside. Lots of rice and curries have featured on our table, as well as this little number – a delicious and comforting pasta bake, but without the guilt associated with a traditional mac and cheese.  511 more words


Waking up from my summer torpor

The somewhat shorter and cooler days of Autumn have finally seeped into my brain. Time to stop lying around, avoiding the garden, it’s time to dig in the garden! 470 more words

Autumn Harvest

A collage of  various projects and treasures to greet the season. The harvest Queen is a recent project that was designed by Dionne Coburn for a parent craft group at Silkwood. 15 more words