Prison jammies

There are certain items you can post to prisoners. Undies. Bottle green shorts. Books. No nail files. My friend in jail asked if I could send her some summer pyjamas. I checked what was “allowed” with a prison guard. She told me they had to be cotton with 3/4 length pants and a patterned t-shirt […]

Talking dirty

I’m staying at my parent’s house for four nights with the Sprogs. This is stressful for someone with anxiety problems because my parents’ house is very, very tidy and myself and the Sprogs are not. I find myself uttering unfamiliar phrases such as “Dad, where’s the dust-buster?” when the Sprogs scatter bits of shell and […]

Deeply scarred

There has been another mishap in the Household. Sprog 1 again, of course. We were visiting friends when a gaggle of kids came scrambling up the back steps, gasping that Sprog 1 had done an accidental back flip out of the trampoline (zip on the net left open, duh) and landed head first on a […]

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HouseGoesHollywood: Daniel Radcliffe’s boozy night, Kylie Minogue flashes her butt, Tom Cruise’s puff piece

Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattison living together again! Twilight fans rejoice – those reports that Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattison have reconciled might be true. “They are living together and have reconciled,” an insider tells Us Weekly. Lainey Gossip says: “My sources tell me that though things are “fragile” as Pattinson works out his trust issues, they are […]

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HouseOnHoliday: Hey, good lookin’

This is a blog about my pimples. Sexy, no? I wrote it while on holidays in Barcelona on September 27 last year. Oddly enough I currently have a matching one, in exactly the same part of my forehead. Except this September 27 I’m staying at my parents’ house in Newcastle. Grotesquely massive pimples in foreign […]

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HouseGoesHollywood: Rihanna’s crazy love for Chris, Joel Madden’s a zombie, Beyonce pregnant?

Lady Gaga’s bulimia confession Lady Gaga shared a photo of herself wearing yellow lingerie on her Little Monsters website yesterday, confessing in the caption: “[I’ve battled] bulimia and anorexia since I was 15” “but today I join the body revolution” “to inspire bravery”. “Hey Guys its Gaga… Now that the body revolution has begun, be brave and post […]

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HouseOnHoliday: Can’t start a fire without a spark

A year ago today, the Household did something very, very silly. We went to a fireworks parade in Barcelona. It was exhilarating and terrifying in equal measures. To celebrate its anniversary we’re doing something similarly nuts – going swimming at Maroubra. (After going to something that Husband informed me at 5.30am he bought on a […]