After a few conversations about things from In The Spirit that other people had memories of, I thought it might be fun to do a little series on the bits of me that are present in my work. While my stories are all pure fiction, I like to pepper them with things I’ve come across … Continue reading Pieces of me – In The Spirit
I was up just after 6am with the kids, and while they watched some holiday cartoons and we waited for the rest of the household to wake, I read some of my short stories.... There has been one lingering unfinished for quite some time now, and it's got a Christmas theme to it, so I … Continue reading So I lied…
Whatever your beliefs, whatever your traditions, I hope that this time of the year is wonderful for you. For me it's all about family. I was so anti Christmas until I had kids of my own - and they changed Christmas the way they changed everything else. I love that. I them more for it. … Continue reading Happy Festive Season!
Natalie is getting close to that magical 6 month mark, and despite my telling everyone that we weren't going to start solids until after the Christmas trip, I've gone ahead and done it anyways. The girl is ready! It's quite different this time around though, because Lauren really wasn't interested in food at all until … Continue reading Solids!
I can't believe it's summer holidays already. I've known it was coming for a long time but it's actually here now and I feel so unprepared! Six weeks of three kids home. Funnily enough, I don't think this will mean my writing takes a hit - if anything, I might get MORE done than I … Continue reading School hols again
No, it can't be a month til Christmas Eve, it just can't. There has to be more than a week left in November, surely! What's happening to time? I feel like hiding under the covers until it's 2011, because otherwise there is just too much to do. I still have to get the Christmas shopping … Continue reading Say what?
I'm worn out. I've burnt all my reserves and I have nothing left. I'm getting by day to day and am thankful that Hubby is off work until next week to help out with the girls. Christmas is tiring, streams of visitors are exhausting and I just have nothing spare to give - at this … Continue reading Taking a break – yesterdays post, so kinda old news