Category Archives: Music

Kitty and Sylvia

A strange thing happened tonight. I was cooking, and Kitty (now 21 months old) brought out ‘Ariel’, a book of poems by Sylvia Plath, that she had found in the lounge room, in a box of packed up books (we … Continue reading

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Postito (or yet another desperate attempt to re-ignite a blog)

I was having lunch with a friend the other day, and we got talking about blogging. She asked me how my blog was going, and when I said that I hadn’t¬†posted for ages, she suggested – quite sensibly – that … Continue reading

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Graceland

I was listening to ‘Graceland’ in the car today as I took Tilly to childcare. I couldn’t remember when it was released, and so as I got back into the car, after I’d dropped Tilly off, I turned the CD … Continue reading

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Beachcombing

I love it when I friend lends you a book that you would never choose for yourself. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut with your reading habits – like that year I read nothing but Spanish translations of … Continue reading

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Summertime

It’s been a while since I shared a musical post. Today is actually the first day that I have opened up the trusty old Garageband since Kit Kat was born. It was fun. I came across a track that I … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

I thought I might continue my theme of spiritual exercises for parents of newborns with a little post on meditation, based on a great podcast I just listened to on different forms of meditation (both secular and spiritual), from which … Continue reading

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Daddy Pig or Representations of Fathers on TV (part II)

I missed House Husbands this week, so I can’t say whether it lifted its game or not. What I did discover, however, after I published my last post was a¬†great website on Television Tropes (I can’t believe I haven’t come … Continue reading

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