My parents regularly attend talks at The Wesley Hospital in Brisbane on many and varied topics and the latest one was on Motor Neurone Disease (MND), with Wayne Patterson as a guest speaker. MND or...

I spoke earlier in the week about my love of Easter 'homewares'. I seem unable to resist the whites, greys and pastel perfection of bunnies, bilbies and homewares. I don’t really love Christmas home decor…but...

I’m not a fan of Valentines Day and all that jazz, I do love books about love. There is nothing better than settling into bed with a small, freshly washed child and reading a...

We are incredibly fortunate to have living with us, a delightful student from Macau, who keeps up totally up to date with all things Chinese, and we greatly enjoy celebrating Chinese New Year with...

Hyperlinks take you to stores for online or offline sales.  The year both my children started in kindy/school, I invested in those Tupperware lunchboxes that everyone raves about (I'm not a Tupperware girl...just not okay)....

I adore school holidays and the freedom and lack of order and routine that comes with them (and I really love not having to make school lunches). But come mid January, I'm more than...

...gifts that meet needs not wants. Gifts that tread lightly on the earth. TEAR Australia was established in 1971, and I first came across them in the late 90s. If you've been reading my blog...

This week for Year Three homework, Pud has to write a procedural text for a handmade Christmas decoration. Next week they will be sharing their instructions with the class and making the decorations. Fortunately...

I've talked here a few times now about how my girls don't do dance, but how we love going to the ballet and theatre - highlights this year have been 'The Peasant Prince' and...

QPAC in Association with Tall Stories Theatre Company  presents... The Snail and the Whale I know they are best known for ‘The Gruffalo’, but my favourite Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler book has always been ‘The Snail and the...