The top fifty albums from my youth continues. If you haven’t been following you can catch up on the top ten, resplendent with playlist, here. For everybody else…… 11. Hole – Live Through This 12. Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals – Live From Mars 13. Jack Johnson – Brushfire Fairytales [...]
On Sunday I took my son to a charity football match made up of teams from Melbourne’s community radio stations and “rock dog” identities from the Esplanade Hotel. This used to be a yearly event for me but I haven’t been to one since having kids so it was kind of a fresh experience for [...]
A crippling affliction has fallen upon our house, one that probably needs no introduction if you’ve ever been in possession of a 12-14 month old child. I call it the ‘pick me up’ and it usually consists of three stages. request beg denial The first two stages, while headache inducing and often fraught with danger [...]
This afternoon in a riveting game of AFL football, my beloved 16th placed Melbourne plays 17th placed Greater Western Sydney. If you’ve ever read my bio, you would know that children have stolen my love of football. I can only surmise my team has chosen to be accommodating by being as lousy as possible during [...]
There is something so invigorating about markets. All that fresh food combined with the intoxicating smells, it lifts the spirits and it’s usually good fun for the kids too. Not so much for you when they decide they want your dim sim. South Melbourne Market dim sims are an icon in Melbourne, the queues [...]
What’s the secret to ageing gracefully when you begin to feel invisible? I once watched in awe as a woman pushed between an elderly gentleman and my pram to grab the morning’s newspaper. He looked at me and our fleeting glance spoke volumes of declining value. I’m beginning to sense a subtle shift myself. Banking [...]
Sky tumbling down? Well not exactly. Last night’s 5.3 magnitude earthquake in Melbourne was merely a quiver in the grand scheme of things but there was a point there when I looked at my husband and began to envisage panic. If natural disasters would stop being so dramatic I would be better able to take [...]
Somewhere in the midst of studying a university degree, raising two children under 4 and writing this blog, I found myself thinking ‘hey, why not start another blog! I know, I’ll start a food blog!”. I’m continually trying to evolve this space and lately it feels that posting restaurant reviews and recipes feels a little [...]
Given that my children appear prone to infections involving high temperatures, you would think that I’ve become somewhat accustomed and perhaps even a little jaded when it happens. Not so and I can often be found googling meningitis late at night, calling the nurse’s hotline and panicking about the lack of an appetite “but she [...]
Last week I spoke of music and mirth and how I’ve been busy collating my top fifty albums of all time. Well it’s now time to reveal my top ten. I did warn you there would be grunge but I promise this does taper off. A little. This is by no means a discerning list, [...]
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