Tuesday, 16 May 2006


Mother’s day for me was spent with the best daughter any
mother could ever ask for! We went to the City of Shadows
Exhibition at the Police & Justice Museum at Circular Quay.
It was fantastic and to anyone looking for something to do
on any weekend in Sydney do yourselves a favour and don’t
miss this amazing tour of Sydney in days past. The faces,
the fashion, the language, the crimes, the harpies and sharpies,
crooks and ginger joints is amazing. The set up of the exhibition
is marvellous. The information and the opportunity is look
through an historic Sydney police station, cells and courthouse
shouldn’t be missed.

We strolled along Circular Quay. The sun was out, the buskers
were entertaining and the water glistened. We were heading to
the Museum of Contemporary Art for lunch but found they
were only serving a two course set menu – too much for a Sunday
lunch for us! So we wandered through the MCA onto George
Street at the Rocks and into The Rocks Café. A table out of the
breeze, in the sun and the best calamari I’ve ever had (that’s
a big wrap) made my Mother’s Day a scrumptious delight.

After lunch we walked up George Street peering in shop windows,
watching the passing parade to Dymocks where I found the book
I’d been looking for for ages. Through Myer’s to Borders and
the latest copy of Belle Amoir as well as another book I’d been
lusting after.

Hope your Mother’s Day was as blissful as mine ~ I’m one
lucky Mother!

Saturday, 13 May 2006

Happy Mother's Day to all you Mothers!

Born 1921 this is the happiest image we ever saw of Tess
Devoured by sadness
Her beloved obsession of two men became her illness.

She never let us know her
Set free in 2003 - peace and happiness at last - we hope
Happy Mother's Day Darling!

Sunday, 7 May 2006


This was taken the other night.

It was 2 am - what do you reckon she's saying???

She's got her eye on me that's for sure.

She's finally relaxing. Two days ago she found there's a bedroom

in the house. She's not ventured past the litter in the bathroom,

She sleeps lot's. Talks as I come into the room. She purrs at

every chance - she's getting a sleeker, furrier coat, she's begun

to play under the flokati rug so tonight I've made toys for her

and we've had her first play.

I think she realises she's here to stay!

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