At the moment

Another bits and pieces post from me this week. Things I’m enjoying at the moment: I’m still reading through old Catholic Weekly Pitter Patter columns of mine from 10 or so years ago, because I’m in the process of compiling a book of them all for my mum, and I also want to collect the…

Don’t underestimate your impact, grandparents

    The special love between grandparents and grandkids opens a way for God to enter both their lives in a powerful way….And there is much that we can do even if we live away from, or are in some other way distant from our child or grandchild. Read the rest at The Catholic Weekly.

Coral feeding and other odd things

I didn’t know that feeding a coral, much less by hand, was a thing until these past few weeks. My sister and brother-in-law are away (on a European tour with their band, no less!) and I’ve been on their pet-feeding roster. They have two cats and a tropical aquarium that houses two clown fish, a starfish…

Winter has checked in

It only reached 12 degrees in our part of Sydney today, with icy rain and a rolling thunderstorm most of the afternoon and evening. It felt like a particularly unproductive working from home day, although I did spend a couple of hours doing bits and pieces for FRANKLY magazine and I also paid a couple…