Here I am…

… in hospital. The last week or so before I came down to Sydney was very busy, getting everything on my To Do list done before leaving home – except I didn’t get ‘update my blog’ done! However, since I’m perfectly well for my first five days in hospital, pre-surgery, I brought my laptop in…

Still here! (And there….)

Despite all evidence to the contrary on this blog lately, I am still alive. Life’s just been doing the up and down thing, so my brain has been somewhat distracted. The major news is that, after months of struggling with it, my publisher, agent and I have decided that the book I was drafting and…

New England green

It’s now 22 years since I first moved up to this part of the world. It’s referred to as New England, apparently because the early explorers/settlers thought it looked like England’s green fields – which always kind of puzzled me, because apart from some similarity in gentle rolling hills, I’ve never really seen the resemblance.…

Knit 1, Write 2

January 25 for my last post? And now it’s Feb 6th… my, how time flies when there’s a deadline looming! There’s not a lot of news to report from here, since my butt is firmly in my chair, day after day after day, gradually making progress on book 3. Some days are good, some days…

The Long Paddock

While many areas in the state are still in drought, we’ve been lucky this past couple of months to have had a reasonable amount of rain. Not quite enough to fill the dams, but the tanks are full, and the grass is the longest and greenest I’ve ever seen it around here. The main road…