Some mid-life befuddlement

Woah, it’s been six weeks since I’ve posted here. I’m so out of practice that it’s been tempting just to forget about blogging altogether. Except that I need to get back in the writing saddle or else I will need to get serious about knitting or ceramics or cake making or other such thing that I’m…

Weekend wanderings

My husband took this photo of a large icon of St Teresa of Avila yesterday. It was at Corpus Christi parish at St Ives in Sydney’s north which is in the care of the Discalced Carmelite friars – the order that she founded with the help of St John of the Cross. She lived by…

Spring beach holidaying – with photos

We spent the last weekend of the spring school holidays with friends at Shoal Bay near Port Stephens on NSW’s north coast. It was my first time there and it’s such a pretty and laid-back place. We’ve actually done pretty well at getting out and about this year. The children are getting older and I feel…