Bringing Boring Back

It turns out this blog is quite the family affair. After seeing yesterday's post, my brother offered to write one as well.   I love it.  So here he is, my brother, writing his first ever blog post and bringing boring back... ...more

Bringing Boring Back

It turns out this blog is quite the family affair. After seeing yesterday's post, my brother offered to write one as well.   I love it.  So here he is, my brother, writing his first ever blog post and bringing boring back... ...more

Welcome to My Posing Workshop

I had such fun compiling photos of Victoria Beckham posing, I was inspired to take it one step further. After studying some expert posers, I got the camera out and put this new-found knowledge into practice. The results, as I'm sure you'll agree, are amazing. I have ended up with some very natural, flattering photos of myself. I fully intend to have enlarged, framed versions sent to everyone I have ever met. ...more

Australia's Big Things

Where other countries have statues, Australia has "big things." And we love them. I could be wrong, so please correct me if I am. But I have never seen, or heard of, a "big thing" in any other country. ...more
That's a very big potato!more

Children's TV Shows We'll Never See. Unfortunately.

Miffy is MiffedSure, Miffy is a sweet little bunny... until her carrots go missing! It turns out she has serious anger management issues. Will her classes work?...more

Lose 2 Jean Sizes With Smoother Legs

A few weeks ago, I was asked to be a "Hot Pants Ambassador." Naturally I took this to mean the person doing the asking assumed I was a lean, hot pants-wearing machine. I accepted, thinking it would provide some hilarious high jinks. I'd write a post about what it was like to wear hot pants, because for me, the concept is about as foreign as wearing a pitchfork as a bra. Except they didn't mean "hot pants" as in: ...more

Shock! Mummy isn't a Genius

I so love looking like a moron in front of my children. ...more

My Gift to You: Style Tips

Today I am going to pretend to be a fashion stylist. Here are my style tips for a sleeker, more sophisticated you....more

Red Carpet Kids

A few posts back I wrote about a 14 year old Bright Young Thing.  Her fashion credentials are the exact opposite to mine when I was 14 and wearing Laura Ashley and Levi's 501s - anything to dress like my friends.  If you're really keen you can read about her here: http://midthirtieslife.blogspot.com/2010/10/back-in-day.html....more

Outsmarting the Heathrow Injection

With enthusiasm far outweighing ability, I've joined the gym.  I've bought gym-friendly clothes which are too small of course, because I will shrink and fit them.  In the meantime they are rudely skintight and the world can see the enormous size of my undies.   At least big pants are in.  Apparently....more
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