Monday, May 16, 2011


i have been carving stamps
hope to finish the whole alphabet soon

Monday, May 31, 2010

so much inspiration

every day i see so much inspiration
but seem not to be able to do
even the smallest thing

Sunday, February 14, 2010


I'm not so romantic
don't fall for the usual deal
but I do think love should be celebrated
and I can see the point in remembering
even if I don't buy into the sales hype

I love you and adore you
you know who you are

Thursday, February 11, 2010

what type are you?

this was fun


between one and two years old
definite, determined and independent
petite like a doll
cheeky and adventurous
sawatdee kah with the wai
wave "bye byee"
love water play even with shoes on
shout "Daddeee" or "Mummee" repetitively
choose your own dress to wear
hold your ears when tired
love taking photos
especially with a real camera
abbreviate words to the last syllable
read books to yourself in your own language
love your brother "k'n"

Wednesday, January 6, 2010


you will always be seventeen to me
playing every instrument in the band
tomato sauce on any kind of food
at the computer or shooting hoops
heading to the beach with Dad
snorkeling with your sister
caring for your tropical fish
catching butterflies
and letting them go

Friday, January 1, 2010

two thousand and nine

we lived in tropical thailand
i learned more about myself
than i have before
removed from many touchstones
and safety nets
close friends and family
it has been hot and humid
challenging and exotic
lonely and overwhelming at times
overall though, it was a good year

Friday, December 25, 2009

a handmade Christmas

we made our Christmas decorations this year
the best part was the time spent together
nurturing creativity, making happy memories

Thursday, September 10, 2009

from our balcony

thunderstorms and tropical downpours
are part of daily life this time of year
watching the clouds roll in
and the sun shine afterwards
i quite enjoy

Monday, August 31, 2009

summer + winter

melbourne winter
for k's summer holidays
birthday celebrations
champagne flowing
generous hospitality
home cooked meals with friends
gorgeous pregnant bellies
campfires by the creek
perfectly made decaf latte
warm cups of tea
a busy and wonderful time