Author Archives: carolbaby

like a micro-holiday

rounding out the pix from last weekend’s bushwalk Because I’ve sworn off headphones for at least a week, my train commutes have been a rather different experience than I’m accustomed to. When I can grab a seat (rare in the … Continue reading

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tiny clevernesses

Since taking the quite radical step of eating lunch, I’ve been taking a sandwich to work most days. We freeze our loaves of bread as soon as we buy them and lately** the individual slices have been super-difficult to pry … Continue reading

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with my thoughts

Last Saturday I productively pottered about ThePalace(OfLove) listening to a couple of podcasts and then a couple of audiobooks via my trusty airpods. By late that evening I could hear a bubbling sound in my ears, had slight ear pain … Continue reading

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ancient technologies

I honestly can’t remember what started it, but a couple of weeks ago Don brought home a couple of new CDs. Jazz CDs (peak middle-aged hipster dude?). Then he bought new speakers. Then he dragged out one of the boxes … Continue reading

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ten for the weekend

+ book movie tix for next weekend + organise crafting supplies + sew something! (anything!) + nap! + 2x short cardio (run or ride) + review that 60before60 list – mark off completed items, review what I’m not jazzed by. … Continue reading

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need some sort of themed titles

Really gorgeous flowers spotted everywhere along the bushwalking route. I’m not at all sure how many of those are native. I did see loads of what looked like geraniums (unpictured) which are definitely not. I don’t know that I’ve done … Continue reading

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when you give up on a pithy (or any) title

More bushwalking pix … How brilliant would it be to live in this bunker? All concrete and brutalist. What the photo doesn’t show is the very steep drop off at the front – it’s perched quite high on a sandstone … Continue reading

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prefer the longer mornings

I usually find the transition to daylight savings pretty challenging and this year is no different. I’ve been sleeping quite badly for a while now (waking frequently, hot flushes), so another hour lost is not ideal. Add to this the … Continue reading

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and a pie for lunch

Today promised relatively nice weather, so to carpe the Public Holiday Don and I dragged ourselves to La Perouse this morning for a bit of a bushwalk around the headland. It’s quite an interesting area – lots of bushland, sandstone … Continue reading

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and maybe the remainder of those action items

taking over Spent the day reading those library books – with brief interludes for grocery shopping and lunch at our fave local sushi place. And a much longer interlude driving around the world seeking a small table for the not-sewing … Continue reading

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