I’ll be making gravy

Australian Christmas songs either seem to be cringingly over the top, or songs designed to make you cry. This one manages to fall in between those two categories. As long as you don't think too much about being away from family at Christmas, or traditions around making gravy. I used to be in charge of …

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Please excuse the break

I've been in a newborn baby fog the last few weeks. A few days after my last post, our second baby arrived, in a quick uncomplicated labour. It couldn't have been more different from the first time. She is, so far, a snuggly relaxed baby. None of us are getting enough sleep, we are adjusting …

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Rain

My grandfather passed away in the night. At some point in the night, up with a sick baby, I noticed that it had begun to rain. This morning when I woke up, it was still raining. It's kept up all day - soft rain, drizzling rain, the rain you hope for to water newly planted …

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