And now back to all of the wine

  We hit the road the day after Australia Day (and our farewell Australia Day bbq). A little dusty but on a mission. The very first leg of our year long trip was Marrickville to Orange wineries (via a fancy road side eatery in Lithgow because our inner west ratbags hadn’t quite weaned themselves off […]

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Amateur hour – when an over-confident lawyer* goes bush

(*is there  any other kind?) A vein in my temple was throbbing. The kids were screaming and thrashing around in the back seat. The Pixies were blaring from the car stereo which the hubby had turned up to drown out the kids – and the kids were screaming even louder to drown out the Pixies. […]

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Bare necessities…ditching the stuff

In some ways I think this whole adventure started with an odd sock…that I kept with all the other odd socks I had accumulated, in the vain hope they would one day be re-united with their other halves. The odd sock bag grew bigger and bigger until I stumbled across the de-clutterer’s bible, Marie Kondo’s, […]

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