Kate

My name is Kate. I'm a country tradie with a Masters in Creative Ramble and a passion for writing and photography. Visit my blog (www.wearingthetrousers.wordpress.com) to read about my adventures in a man's world, reviews and quotes of the books I love, and my astonishing insights on everything. Did I mention I wear overalls to work?

Playing Super Dooper Pro

I like taking up close photographs.It makes me feel super dooper pro....more

Sneaky Goannas

  Crawling through the grassWith the sun upon my scales ...more

Little Boys on Diets

My little brother is on a three week sugar free diet. This being because he had red rashes on his arms and went to see a kinesiologist. Hence, followed the sugarless diet....more

Book Review: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

Back in 2004, BBC made a TV mini series of Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel North an South, starring Daniela Denby-Ashe and Richard Armitage. I fell in love with the series and dashed off to the library to read the book, but ended up closing it in utter disgust. This being because I was a sixteen-year-old who was yet to appreciate the classics.Seven years later and the second time around, North and South has become a favourtie of mine. I finished it on the weekend after having my eyes glued to every page. Goes to show what age can do to one’s reading tastes....more

How to Entertain Little Boys on Rainy Days

There’s a very high and very probable chance you’ll encounter a little boy in your life span.It’s highly probable you’ll be asked to babysit a little boy. ...more

Photography on a Rainy Day

It’s been raining cats and dogs all week.Soon, I’ll be rowing my way to the letter box each day. ...more
The macro shots on these pictures are amazing! I love using a macro lens to capture life ...more