My week: waaaaay too much crap

It all started with a story that my co-worker Jo had innocently titled “Why you shouldn’t film your birth”. I was halfway through my lunch when I started proof reading it. Fortunately I wasn’t having beef rendang that day, but it was still a little stomach churning. Because it turns out the reason you shouldn’t […]

THIS is the secret to a happy marriage????

Have you had the misfortune to see The Real Housewives of New Jersey? I haven’t, but I’ve had to dubious pleasure of reading a gossip item about Melissa Gorga, who stars in the show. She’s just released a book called Love Italian Style: The Secrets of My Hot and Happy Marriage. Another subtitle might be: How To Set […]

6 more marvellous cupcakes

I don’t know what it is with me and cupcake decorating, I’m a bit obsessed. I’m always on the lookout for easy-but-impressive new ideas for birthdays, fetes or just fun decorating sessions with the kids at home (they make a great school holidays project/afternoon tea). Here are some of my latest finds … (search inspired […]

Turkish pizza time machine

I had the ultimate deja vu experience last night when I caught a train to Lewisham, in Sydney’s inner west. My dear friend Sam lives a few blocks from the station and had invited me over for prosecco on her balcony. As I stepped onto the platform I got all tight in the chest. In […]

Meet BatDad – he cracks me up

Dun-nuh dun-nuh dun-nuh dun-nuh … meet BadDad! Father of four Blake Wilson makes hilarious Vine videos of himself delivering fatherly advice or correcting his kids while wearing a Batman mask and speaking in a gravelly Dark Knight voice. And he’s become an internet sensation in the process. He’s started popping up in my Facebook feed over […]

My week: Liar, liar pants on fire

I’ll get to the lying part in a second, in the meantime. Here’s what I got up to this week … I scared the bejesus out of my eldest while indulging my David Duchovny fetish (OK, the sounds bad, I just scared her by watching The X-Files, nothing kinky). I considered running away from home […]