I used to shoot blue lizards

my life in the domestic jungle



The Venus Vase

This is a little story of a celebration of my body, and the work of a local artist.  Having cancer was a big deal, mentally and physically, and it's left its mark.  This has been my way of celebrating my... Continue Reading →


The Botanical Bedroom Shelf

For the last year or so, I've been trying to transform my bedroom into some sort of botanical/tropical haven (I previously wrote about it here).  Then life got in the way of such trivialities (our four year old was seriously... Continue Reading →


It's the middle of summer and I'm stood on the stairs in the nursery, on my way to collect my one year old.  I run into a mum I know vaguely and the conversation starts off normally. 'That's fantastic that... Continue Reading →

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