Classic Hampton’s Style
Jane’s friend Jim had called and invited us over to dinner. Till now I’d been a tourist and was looking forward to hanging out with a local.
Top 5 kitchen gadgets.
Mine is a hard working and practical kitchen. My husband calls it my office and I don’t mind because I bloody LOVE to cook. It is a small and highly functional work space that I’m loathe to fill with ornamentation and gadgetry. I have favorite pots, pans, mixing bowls and utensils, but today I thought…
To tree or not to tree….sorry!
It’s 2 weeks till Christmas and we’ve been debating whether it’s really worth having a tree and here is why…
MaryLou you make the most beautiful things.
I needed to buy a gift, something special so I headed up the freeway to the gallery and studio of potter Mary Lou Pittard. She produces beautiful and, more importantly, functional pieces. Her baking dishes can withstand the heat of the hottest oven, her porcelain rice scoops hold the perfect serve, her teapots pour and…
Ghost Houses of Kep
After Christina leaves Phnom Penh and the gorgeous hotel she travels to the seaside town of Kep. Kep was a playground for the wealthy in the 1960s and 70s. After Pol Pot it never recovered, holiday mansions remain empty. Here are some of the vacant sixties houses I discovered when I traveled there.
That Featherston Chair
If you love that chair on the front cover of AWAKENING the lost woman and you are in Melbourne then you are in luck…….