Monthly Archives: December 2014

The year that was 2014

2014 has been a pretty great year. One of the best parts of having a blog is that it’s a convenient photo diary to look back on, in fact it makes it hard to pick out the best times. I’ve … Continue reading

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Christmas 2014: Part 2

I had a delightfully lazy Christmas morning opening gifts, eating smoked salmon and speaking with family and friends while Love Actually played in the background. At noon I packed my car with decorations, gifts, a cheesecake and an Esky (cooler … Continue reading

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Christmas 2014: Part 1

Eat. Drink. Feel full. Repeat. That’s how the last fourΒ days have been. It all kicked off on Christmas Eve with Lauren and Dave’s cocktail party. The dining room table was like a battleground of spirits. With a plate of Lauren’s … Continue reading

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Twas the night before Christmas

We made it! Work is done, shops are shut, I couldn’t do anything more if I wanted to. My chocolate gingerbread cheesecake is in the oven (and smells divine! recipe here): the blinis for tonight are done: And now I’m … Continue reading

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Pre Christmas beach weekend

It’s become somewhat of a tradition in my family to spend the weekend before Christmas at my Uncle Tim and Aunt Jo’s beach house in Airey’s Inlet. Seeing as I’m not at home this year I thought I’d better get … Continue reading

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Lately: the week before Christmas

I learnt how to cut a pomegranate open the proper way with this video. I bought poinsettias for the table. And watched this hilarious honest trailer of Home Alone. Have you ever noticed how many poinsettias are in that movie?! … Continue reading

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A letter to Santa from me, aged 7

I found this letter I wrote to Santa Claus a few years ago at my Mum’s house. I’m not sure but I think I must have been about 7 at the time. Clearly no one had taught me how to … Continue reading

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Photos from backstage

Just a few snaps from backstage. They don’t capture the entire cast. How hard we worked or how much fun we had. I’m sad (but a tiny bit relieved) that our nine shows are done. It’s good to have hobbies. … Continue reading

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A book launch and a French night at Fossick

Exciting news folks! Local shop/gallery/workshopsΒ venue/all round amazing crafty place Fossick Handmade put the call out for recipes for their Crafternoon Tea book in October and it’s here: Beautifully designed by Paula Fletcher, it has tips on hosting a Crafternoon tea … Continue reading

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I love Lena Dunham

My obsession with Lena Dunham is at an all time high now that I’ve finally finished her book and just this morning, watched a new trailer for Season 4 of Girls (side note: if Jessa goes anywhere near Adam I … Continue reading

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