Faces on bananas and an icy breeze

I’m starting with the whimsy this week:The other day my daughter’s kindergarten teacher said to me “we all loved your banana”“err…excuse me…?”I totally forgot I drew a silly face on her banana. A gesture that took me 20 seconds apparently caused great delight in...

Rice Owls and River Rats

  I come to you this week freshly raw from the experience that is taking two young children to the supermarket. I know that plenty of other people partake in this activity every single day. For me, I avoid it like the plague and get my groceries delivered because...

wonder woman and white boards

  I’ve spent the past week trying to get a new veggie garden in. I’d love to show you a finished product, but it’s one of those projects that has its own time frame. When we moved into our house six years ago, I noticed the existing veggie patch was positioned in...

James Brown is not a Massage Tool

It’s that time of year again. A month until ‘Bowe week’ – the crazy week in my family where we ended up with our wedding anniversary, plus the two kids’ birthdays all falling within the same 7 days. No, I didn’t plan it that way! My oldest daughter’s birthday is a...

the mosquito, the prawn and a coffee

You know how sometimes you will have a moment of doubt and then a message appears at the perfect time? Confirmation that you ARE in fact on the right path? I had a moment of real doubt this week. Doubt about whether I’m doing the ‘right thing’ by sending out a weekly...