Category Archives: Family

12seconds

I started the 12words project in 2009. It’s been fun and thousands of people have connected to write and rate stories. Now I’ve decided to grow the project to 12second films. ¬†Everyone loves the idea, but they get a bit … Continue reading

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My Films

I’ve upgraded my wordpress to put some of my films up here but for some reason it’s being temperamental. Love technological glitches. So, as a little taster, here’s my youtube with one of my favourite films. ‘The One That Got … Continue reading

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Happenstance Parenting

Through happenstance, I may have found a solution to our sons’ sibling rivalry. My eldest son, Max, is a sweet-natured, good-humoured, considerate boy with everyone except his little brother. Max struggled with sharing his family from around six weeks after … Continue reading

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Flowers

  Because I realise that every three year old girl deserves some flowers, I dug and built and planted and mulched. Now hopefully they grow…  

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Our School

Well here we are again, looking at the schools and their achievements on the My Schools website. I’m sad but not at all surprised to see that our school isn’t looking crash hot. In fact they are substantially below average … Continue reading

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Unkya

My eight year old son, Tully, decided that he wanted to make some money last week, and as he has also decided he’s going to be on the next Master Chef series, the best way to make money is clearly … Continue reading

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Malawi

I was born in Malawi, a small country in the South East of Africa. Malawi is famous for being the country that Madonna adopted a child from, and then founded a charity for. It is also the tenth poorest country … Continue reading

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Work ethic

It’s been too long since I’ve written here, and too long since I’ve walked or swum or done any exercise remotely worthwhile. My mind and my legs are growing weak in unison. I can feel that Christmas break wobble grow … Continue reading

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XMediaLab

I had an incredibly stimulating day last week at the XMediaLab Pro Day conference in Sydney. ¬†Ok, it’s true, I feel like I’ve joined Avon because I keep telling people about it, and tweeting about it, and adding notes from … Continue reading

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Tully

I truly love all my children. I know some people aren’t so lucky. Many months, perhaps even years, ago Life Matters had a program about people who love one of their children more than the others, or even don’t love … Continue reading

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