she.was.one.in.a.lifetime – 31st december 1934 to 29th may 2017

Recently, my family lost our beautiful grandmother, great-grandmother and matriarch of our family, Shirley Tangey. Over the last 12 months we watched our elderly grandmother deteriorate rapidly, with an unknown sickness she failed to acknowledge. It made me angry, sad, desperate to know that there was nothing I could do to save her, when it…

indoor plant life

During my recent visit in beautiful, weather confused Melbourne, I stayed with my dear friend Leana-Rose. Lele’s house is beautifully decorated with photos of her loved and adored ones and others from her multiple trips overseas, cute trinkets and glorious bursts of tribal print and colour. But something was different… her home space seemed more…

a cute easter sunday

Today was such a beautiful day; we ate, played, read, laughed, napped. The boys played most of today; laughing, chasing each other with Nerf guns, they watched a few movies and played superhero trivia. Meanwhile I finished and sent off another assignment, recipe developed and scheduled another 3 blog posts, did some last minute groceries…

awareness

I had my final lectures at uni yesterday, and it reminded me how lucky I am to be around like-minded individuals in a positive and constructive learning environment. Our human biological science lecturer brought in some cuttings from her medicinal herb garden to share with us, and so that we could take some home and…

the beginning of a new kind of life

A year ago┬álast month, I began the first leg of my soon to be career. I studied a Certificate III in Patisserie at the beautiful Southbank Institute of Technology TAFE College in Brisbane. For those who know me.. I don’t like a lot of sweet things, I am a savoury gal all the way. I’m…