Learning the art of crochet with Bright Red Cherries. 

I’m on mat leave with at least 20 other women at the moment. That seems like a lot, until you realise that I work with about 350 people- most of them women.  We have a good crew. Mostly creative, lateral thinkers so it’s no surprise that so many of us were keen to learn crochet…

Little Merchants

I’m sitting here with my 3 month old baby on my lap, trying to type as she wriggles. My two year old is asleep on the couch and somewhere in amongst the current calm that has bestowed this house, I have decided that now would be a good time to write or make some art….

The Deli

I awoke initially somewhere around 3:30am. I wrote a sweet piece about the perils of parenthood and then I accidentally deleted it. The story was full of pretty words and I lost it. Devo.  My brother contacted me the other day to see if I wanted to partner up with him to write reviews. Him,…

Getting Creative at the Adelaide Art Society. 

Squiggly sqigs.  Last night, I went to a life drawing session at the Adelaide Art Society. It’s been a while and I’m pretty damn rusty, but the meditative process of getting the shapes and shades and tones- man, there’s nothing like it.    The group was small, about 8 people in total. As soon as…

Nature’s Providore- Duthy Street, Malvern. 

It was a day without my one year old. A day for just me where I wasn’t nervous that something bad would happen to my daughter without me with her. I could breath and relax without being climbed all over and repeatedly asked ‘What’s that?’ A gentle day to remember myself.  The day before, Veronica…

Spring in Adelaide.

A new blog. A new start as things have changed. My whole identity has shifted and I’m not entirely sure what that means, but as I sit here alone for what might just be the first time in months, I’m slowly remembering all the little things that make me happy. The pottering, the cups of…