Oh Vienna

If it wasn't for the birdsong, it'd be perfectly quiet here in Donaustadt. Preparing my cup of English Breakfast tea, I look out the kitchen window at the neighbours in their kitchen doing pretty much the same thing, probably thinking the same thing too: please let there be some milk in the fridge. There is: … Continue reading Oh Vienna


I've recently developed a slight obsession with textiles especially handwoven and embroidered.  I've been drooling over Kanthas and Suzanis and spent hours trawling the internet and bemoaning the fact that I don't live in the USA. uzbek-craft.com - look but don't attempt to buy if you're in Australia. Those few US stores that do ship … Continue reading Handmade

Beach Boys

It was off to the beach today. I hadn't really done anything special with the boys over the school holidays (I'm still working) so I though I'd get in a day trip before school started back on Monday.So together with the Grandparents we headed off to Broadbeach.First stop was the awesome kids playground. Crowded (due … Continue reading Beach Boys