Books glorious books!

One of my favourite things to do is to read. As a teacher, I’m pretty sure my students don’t beleive me when I say this is one of my favourite past-times. I’m sure they think that there is something in the curriculum that says that we have to tell our students that reading is good …

These are a few of my favourite shops…

These are a few of my favourite shops…

I have lived in Melbourne for just over five years and I am still discovering new places that sell pretty things.  Here is a list of some of my favourite pretty things vendors in Melbourne, I’m sure there are plenty that I still don’t even know about so please chime in with any of your …

Welcome to the jungle…

Welcome to the jungle…

For years I marvelled at the wonder that was a garden in a glass. I had little understanding of how plants could survive in such a miniature environment, nor how to create such an ecosystem.  Little did I know that the creation of a mini garden is a relatively straight-forward procedure. After purchasing some amazing …

As the weather cools, keep warm with some crochet

It’s getting a little chilly here in Melbourne (aside from the last sunny couple of days) and I find myself contemplating digging out some yarn and my crochet hooks.  As it has been a rather long time since I started working on my collection of granny squares for my blankey – likely to completed by …

It’s been a while…

This year has been flat chat, so I will ease myself back into the blogging game with a nice simple list… Making : Origami cranes for my wedding decorations Cooking : Nothing at the moment, my life for the past few weeks has consisted of a variety of take-away food consumed straight from the container Drinking …

Got the gardening bug

Got the gardening bug

So it’s been a little quiet on the creative front lately. I have been flat out finishing my degree and starting my new teaching job and I haven’t had much time to be creating. However, I’m back and feeling motivated! In true Adventure girl style I have got the gardening bug at the wrong time …

Must love dogs

Must love dogs I graduated with an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts in 2005. I started art school as a fresh faced 17 year old budding photographer, excited and inspired by life’s creative opportunities. By the time I finished my degree I felt disillusioned and drained of my creative spirit. I have hardly taken any …

I like lists

Thanks to Pip over at Meet me at Mike’s for the idea for this list… Making : Granny-squaresCooking : Cake cake and more cakeDrinking : Fresh coffeeReading: Inhaling the Mahatma by Christopher KremmerWanting: new shoesLooking: at wedding dressesPlaying: with the new puppyWasting: timeFixing: not so good at fixing, better at breakingDeciding: what to blogWishing: I could …