A Sadder Mothers’ Day This Year

This week our dear mother and grandmother, Joy, passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning with her lifelong partner and dearly loved husband, Hedley, by her side. It was only just Mothers’ Day last year that I wrote about her diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. It seems sadly bittersweet then, that this Mothers’ Day … Continue reading A Sadder Mothers’ Day This Year

Hemingway in Love: His Own Story

Scott said, step easy, I was walking on eggshells. He quoted an old piece of wisdom: ‘A man, torn between two women, will eventually lose ‘em both.’ I said yes I was torn but that I needed both of them and I intended to keep them, somehow. Scott said I was a sad son of … Continue reading Hemingway in Love: His Own Story

Family Matters

This weekend many families around Australia will be celebrating Mother's Day. Mums of all ages will be receiving breakfast in bed, bunches of flowers, boxes of chocolates and expressions of undying gratitude for their never-ending love and care. It is a beautiful celebration of gratitude for the important women in our lives. It is also … Continue reading Family Matters

#BookSnapSunday – Recipes from my Grossmutter

Today’s Book Snap is inspired by Rowena from Beyond the Flow, who recently wrote about Christmas Traditions and her grandmother’s Honey Biscuit recipe. Honey Biscuits are a Christmas Tradition in my family too. We both have German ancestry, and quite freakishly, own the same little cookbook pictured above - Recipes from my Grossmutter (grandmother). The … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – Recipes from my Grossmutter