The Paper Mill Liquid Brush Markers

I’m using lockdown as an opportunity to learn new skills. One of which is watercolour painting. Last March I did a course taught by Parika Mahajan – Floral Watercolour Workshop (Yamogu Academy). I enjoyed it so much it’s a new hobby of mine Obviously, I still have a lot of techniques to learn and practiceContinue reading “The Paper Mill Liquid Brush Markers”

The Dictionary of Lost Words – Book Review

The Dictionary of Lost Words is not a Disney Movie. It’s an anime. It has a complicated plot with complicated characters and set in a very complicated world. The good guys did not really win in the end. But did they lose?

Say Hello – Book Review

Carly unravelling, embracing and loving her being. She found pride. She found her voice. She found her tribe. Say Hello is a great awareness and educational resource. It is full of information about how you can actually help people with disability written by a person with disability. 

#HealCountry

NAIDOC Week 2021 will be held from Sunday 4 July to Sunday 11 July. The theme is #healcountryTo better explain the concept please read from the organisation itself.https://www.naidoc.org.au/news/2021-naidoc-week-theme-announced-heal-country I get too passionate and political about racism but I can’t help myself. I have been unfollowed because of my views. It’s easy for those who didContinue reading “#HealCountry”

Based on love …

I had to think hard and dig deep to find a decision I made in my life that is based on hope and possibility. The decision I made, this sounds super corny, was based on love also. When I married my husband, it was somehow agreed upon that I will quit my full-time job andContinue reading “Based on love …”

The Gifts of Imperfection – Book Review

I definitely enjoyed the book and have actually started reading it again with more clarity and understanding. I highly recommend the book. It’s the wake up call we all need! You need to read this book!

Willow Magdalene West

She was born with a birthmark on her face – big angel’s kiss on the right side of her face. This is her birth story. From the get go, because of my age when I fell pregnant with Willow, I was automatically categorised a high risk pregnancy. I was also gestational diabetic.  So red flagsContinue reading “Willow Magdalene West”

No. One. Is. Spared.

As a wife and as a mum, I am trying to figure out why I get so enraged some days. I wish I can blame this bad behaviour all on my husband and at the kids nibbling away at my patience with their silly questions, untrue stories from TikTok; antics and tricks (from Tik Tok,Continue reading “No. One. Is. Spared.”