• the anomaly that is me

    and so a year has passed

    A year ago we officially moved out of the first home we ever owned and travelled 315km west to our new, temporary rental. We weren’t expecting a pandemic to hit once we’d finalized the house sale, and booked our moving date, and closing date. But it happened. And so our “it’s just temporary” residence, that we thought would. be short-term temporary, has been our residence for a year. April 2020 was a back-and-forth month for…

  • crafty

    january 2021 bullet journal setup

    In late 2017, while watching way too many YouTube videos about watercolour Christmas cards, I discovered something called bullet journaling. Now, this idea wasn’t new, but it was new to me. I had always had some sort of hard copy planner (except for my one failed attempt at trying to note important dates electronically. Turns out if I don’t physically write something down, I won’t remember it.) In 2014 my best friend, Monkey, introduced me…

  • year in review

    the year that lasted decades

    Ok. *deep breaths* Ok. We all have feelings about 2020. Some of us have Very Strong Feelings. I am one of those someones. And I have written and rewritten this post in my head for the last couple of weeks and I couldn’t come up with a way to not make it depressing as all get out. I still can’t. I am in a horrible head space and I am exhausted by it. But I…