I’ve seen a few people post status updates on Facebook documenting what life is like under our current isolation restrictions and I thought I might do that same, but right here. The new normal seems so normal by now that I don’t give it a second thought on a daily basis, but one day I […]
It’s the Easter weekend and everything and everyone is quiet. My Facebook feed isn’t exploding with posts of people doing things and being out and about and generally having a BIG life, when all I can afford is a very small one. Living frugally has meant that our life as a family has become smaller […]
This is a classic Australian (?) recipe, I learnt back in Year 9 or 10. I’ve made some adjustments, which I hope makes it a hit in your home.
I’ve been feeling increasingly anxious this weekend about our food security, amid continuing reports from friends of emptied supermarket shelves. Not just toilet paper this time, but necessities like fresh meat and vegetables. So I went to have a look for myself, on the pretext of getting wine. Our local IGA was cleared out of […]
Half the country is on fire, but I can’t pay any attention, because I immediately get overwhelmed and upset. Over the years, I’ve learnt to completely disassociate from the world’s disasters by not watching or listening to the news, not following any news sites and definitely not reading the papers. Occasionally things filter through to […]