Happy Australia Day!

The boogie to end them all. I’m hanging up the hat. Thanks to everyone who has joined in over the past few months, it’s been a blast, but it’s also time to accept I just don’t have the following to host a successful linky party. If you are boogie-ing today, feel free to link up in the comments. Today I’m […]

This is my life.

It’s school holidays. It’s hot. I have three small people to play with and love on, and memories to make. I’m sure you can forgive my lack of blogging this past week, and for the remainder of January.


One eye opened tentatively, and snapped shut. Hangover from hell. After almost a full year at uni, a hangover was a not-unknown occurrence in Gemma’s life, but she struggled to remember one this bad. In fact, she struggled to remember how it actually got this bad. What on earth happened last night? Slowly, little snippets came back. Law students ball. […]

Sew Your Stash Thin.

The intrepid AJ is at it again! I think we have Ads to blame, really, for asking what the 2013 challenge was to be, after the wrap-up of AJ’s 12 WIPS in 2012 challenge. And so the Sew Your Stash Thin 2013 challenge was born. You can read the rules over at AJs blog, but the basic premise is using […]

Bloggers Boogie :: and we’re back!

HOW IT WORKS: Blog up to five songs between Saturday lunchtime and Sunday lunchtime in your local timezone. Any theme. Any reason. Doesn’t matter. You decide. Or if you have done a music post during the week, that’s ok too, join the party as well! Come back and leave a comment to join the fun, or give this linky a […]

Block of the Month. In theory.

It seemed like a good idea. Every month I’d get a pretty packet, and make up a block. How hard could it be to do one block in a month? Yeah, famous last words. I now have 8 pretty packets sitting in my BOM drawer. At least, four of them, I have opened. When I first signed up for the […]

And we are GO for launch!

It’s the first! And I can finally hook into the books that have been taunting me this past week! If you are stuck for ideas, check out this list of great summer reads found by Helen (or, more correctly, Mr Helen). I’ve also added “Mary Bennet” to my list after seeing the review on Adventures of A Subversive Reader. Kylie’s […]