Tricked for no treats
Monday, 16 November 2009
I dread Halloween. It sneaks up on me like a thief in the night and I’m never prepared for it. As a former, chubby chocoholic, I stopped stashing bags of lollies and chocolate bars in my pantry years ago, for fear of filling out again.  

Finding room to work
Monday, 03 August 2009
Many articles about creating successful bedrooms state that this sacred space should be used only for sleeping and sex.

My brush with swine flu
Tuesday, 21 July 2009
Words said in jest have a habit of returning to the person who uttered them in the spookiest of ways. And statements made confidently such as: “I haven’t had a dose of the flu in years,” inspire many usually sane people to immediately touch wood, out of superstition, hoping that what they’ve just boasted about won’t become a reality. 

Latest objects of desire
Tuesday, 16 June 2009
To define the latest looks that dominated the Maison O’bjet show in Paris earlier this year, try visualising Gentleman’s Club meeting Georgio Armani on Long Island.

Princess goes to hospital
Monday, 25 May 2009
I've been keeping a low profile lately and it’s because of my nose. Maybe years of being too curious, asking lots of questions and sticking my beak in where it wasn’t wanted caught up with me in the end.

Moulding a future
Monday, 30 March 2009
I don’t know about you, but I really admire people who can create something beautiful out of seemingly not much at all and Deb Bell of Hastings is one of those people.

Recession chic and how to achieve it
Monday, 23 March 2009
The team at Our Homes TODAY isn’t enjoying talk of a recession. In fact, we’d like to lay our heads down on gorgeous feather-down filled pillows (exquisitely covered in the highest quality Egyptian cotton pillowslips with a thread count of 1000) and bide our time until this dreadful little financial hiccup has passed us by.

Experiencing art with Phil E. Stine
Monday, 16 March 2009
Sculpture trails can be challenging. That’s a good thing. Outdoor art shows attract a wider audience. That’s a good thing too.

Love in a hot climate
Monday, 09 March 2009
The sound track of summer has been doing my head in. Luckily autumn is on its way because there could have been mass murder on our property.

To age or not to age
Monday, 23 February 2009
I’ve developed an idea to help combat the aging process. It’s a little unusual and a touch ironic, but I think it could work.

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