Quiet Isolation

It had been so long since she’d been on a plane. And years since her last long haul flight. She had forgotten the discomfort of sitting in the same place for so long. But she’d also forgotten the quiet, the isolation. Even sitting next to someone, it was almost a separate experience. They had shared…

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The Art of Ikebana

My friend Julie and I did a wonderful class in Ikebana – the art of Japanese flower arrangements. It was such a lovely afternoon, even if I did kind of fall half asleep in the car – sorry Julz! We did three arrangements each and were allowed to bring them home with us. Here are some…

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Poppies in September (1)

I don’t think I’ve had fresh flowers in my new apartment since I moved in. Which is weird considering I used to buy fresh flowers almost every weekend. This weekend was a ling one in Melbourne, Friday through Sunday, and I seriously took advantage of it. I found a new (to me) florist just up…

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