Menu

FAMILY

fried fishcakes

Twice a year, for as long as I can remember, on the eve of Jewish high holidays, my mother and her sister have come together to fry traditional fishcakes.  Small round amounts of minced fish, …

View Full  

the football is finished

The past month or so has made for an exciting albeit sleep deprived time at my house. The football world cup has just been played out on television screens across the world and families across …

View Full  

uluru and kata tjuta

I recently spent a few days in the Australian outback with my family.  A quick trip to the red centre to see Uluru and 36 heads of the majestic Kata Tjuta.  Iconic Uluru at dawn …

View Full  

an Indian banquet

My husband is having a birthday today, and I’ve  been thinking about creating a different kind of celebration for him.    He didn’t want a fuss “just a quiet dinner with family”  So, I thought …

View Full  

A middle-aged geek

Well Ive done it……..I have created the purple parent facebook page.  For some people this may be an everyday event, nothing to get excited about, something that’s done all the time, but for me, its …

View Full  

Where did the time go

This evening before I began to prepare dinner, I popped my head in my boys bedrooms.  I had hardly seen them all day, and what I really wanted was to connect with them, just for …

View Full  

Something about family

What is it about spending time with cousins, that leaves a feeling of happiness and being.  A feeling that somehow we belong.   In this ever shrinking world, I have family who live near and …

View Full  

the parent dilemma: helping our children to make wise choices

Being a mum of teenage boys, I am constantly trying to better the way I parent.  The more I read and think about it, the more I realise that there is such a fine line …

View Full