Monthly Archives: January 2012
As you stand surrounded by the debris of domesticity, up to your armpits in washing, cradling a sick child and wondering what’s for dinner can I ask what are your thoughts on feminism? I know probably not your most pressing issue at the moment but bear with me.
As time passes The Holocaust of World War II moves further into the pages of history. The tragedies and atrocities are at risk of becoming facts, figures and statistics on a page taught to disinterested students who would rather be at the beach than in a stuffy classroom. Eighty-one-year-old human rights activist Halina Wagowska counters… Read more »
Simple was difficult (oh the irony). In the end went with this shot because I think it’s pretty.
Right, it’s decided, this family are becoming nudists. No I’ve made up my mind I can’t be talked out of it. This post is brought to you from under a pile of washing so high it makes Everest look like a hill. We’ve currently experiencing yet another season of wet weather, most of the area… Read more »
Before I had children … I knew good behaviour was just a matter of proper discipline. I knew sexism and inequality were the result of gender stereotypes inflicted on children by parents – no child of mine was going to play with a Barbie Doll. I knew consistency was the only sure way to deliver… Read more »
Despite my inclination for home and hearth occasionally I must hoist myself out of the lounge and into the big wide world to give my children experiences beyond their small hometown and away from the digital activities that seem to control their free-time. Lord Howe is a spectacularly beautiful island, off the mainland of Australia…. Read more »
Oh dear The Wiggles have got themselves into a pickle. They are not playing nice with their friend and need to take some time out in the naughty corner for a while. My relationship with The Wiggles was a long one beginning at Selina’s, Coogee Bay Hotel in the late 80′s – they were the… Read more »
I first saw this delightful video over at My Intelligent Life it makes me smile.
Peak oil. Rising sea levels. Climate change. Soaring energy prices. Ever wondered how self-sufficient you could be? Really if it came down to it could we survive unaided? How do you reckon we would go at generating our own food, electricity, water on a typical surburban block?. We had a little test run here at… Read more »