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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Just another reason why I love Frankie

Cos she can hand me birthday cards like this, saying “This reminded me so much of you!”…without me feeling even mildly insulted.

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7 Things To Report Right Now

Taken by Little Miss at this year’s Woodford Folk Fest 1. Little Miss 8’s CT scan came back normal. Big freaking PHEW. I am yet to be given the all-clear straight from the horse’s mouth (follow-up appointment is tomorrow) but so far, so good. Will write more about this whole rather upsetting experience when it’sContinue Reading

33 Things Before 33…or one big nothing.

So I was gonna finally jump onboard this whole “X things before X” bandwagon, with today’s b’day making it a “33 things before 33”. It was gonna be filled with things like: – go skydiving; – sew a dress (i.e. one that I could actually wear without crying and/or exposing unintended portions of flesh); –Continue Reading

Warning: Reading Comic Mummy Can Be Hazardous to Your Uterus

Frankie: “So my cousin told me she was reading your blog the other day, and that it really made her think about things a bit differently.” Me: “Well, naturally. I’m very thought provoking. Cutting edge, even.” Frankie: “You so are. That’s why I’m friends with you.” Me: “Don’t speak.” Frankie: “Okay.” Me: “So what exactlyContinue Reading

Celebrating 2 years of my little man who almost wasn’t

We nearly didn’t have Cassidy. Until sometime in early 2008, there I was at the beautiful Banff Centre, where I was lapping up the luxury of my own studio to work solidly on my new show during a residency. As such, I set myself the task I’d long procrastinated, of finally sorting through the mountainsContinue Reading