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The seasons are changing again

In our backyard, the teak and custard apple trees are greening again after losing their leaves in the cooler season. The ground is bone dry as we await the big rains. (Normally we expect them at the end of the year but with climate change the seasons have become more […]

There are no new photos

In my dream Red Twin and I were up to some kind of mischief. These things are hazy in dreams. But in the middle of it we took a break and were in a kitchen cooking, eating, playing with my little ones. And we stopped to take some photos. We […]

COVID-19 is pressing my grief button

“Go and give Mama some gentle touches,” said Arthur to Callum. “She’s feeling sad.” Callum came over to me. “I know why you’re sad, Mama,” he said. “It’s Auntie Red Twin.” Well, it was and it wasn’t. Actually, I was sad because I’d just received the news that some friends […]

Six ‘Corona Creatures’ crafts

This post puts in one place the six ‘Corona Creatures’ that Tamie collected to create with our kids. While there has been a whole variety of processing activities we did with them (one, two, three, four), our eldest told a friend that the creature crafts have been the key to […]