The world is fucking mad

I was scrolling through the news this morning (so very 2012 of me I know) and the news was pretty bleak.  The Syrian president is amassing a personal fortune offshore while his people are slaughtered, millions are starving and we’re not sure what to do...

Christmas in July

I have no idea where the idea for Christmas in July first originated but I tell you what – three cheers for the people that sorted it.  It is absolutely perfect. Here we are – in the the middle of winter, nothing to look forward to because all our...

A pink sign for Holly

I was driving around today to the tunes of Jay Laga’aia trying to get my perfect children to have a day time sleep when I passed a pink poster stuck on a mesh fence outside some older style units just outside of Marsfield.  A teddybear and flowers were tied...

A splash of colour

Today as I passed through an industrial estate in my car I was struck by the beauty of a tree in glorious shades of red orange and brown sitting incongruously in front of a row of warehouses.  It was a short tree, slightly unkempt as if it had planted...

The art of ink

I think it fair to say that strutting around the suburbs of Sydney with the word ‘vagina’ tattooed onto the back of your neck and tastefully decorated with a waist length rat’s tail says quite a bit about you.  Particularly when you are a...