make. do.

Many months ago, I wrote about making this year the Year of Fun. My Mum reminded me of that the other day. And we both laughed heartily. Winter has been a tough season. Weeks of minor illness in the family, solo-parenting for a week while my husband was away for a conference, the death of […]

100 Beanie Drive

Winter is now here good and proper. It’s perfect weather for curling up on a couch and making things. In light of that, I am excited to introduce a little initiative by Jess at Epheriell Designs: the 100 Beanie Drive. The basic idea is simple…the wonderful tradition of making a soft, warm garment for someone […]

With You In It

“If I could say anything to a depressed person right now, it would be: ‘You are loved. You have worth. And the world is absolutely better with you in it.’” Matthew Reilly, quoted in The Weekend Australian Magazine, June 23, 2012. I spent a day on my parents’ couch yesterday. Struggling to recover from the ‘flu, there […]