Dispatches from the lavender room of zen

My husband has gastro. It was quite the welcome back from Nelson. The Arts Festival was so dreamy - I felt like I was in another world. Then I needed to go back to literal Chunderville. Luckily my mother-in-law stepped in while I was away and took the boys for the night so my husband could poop … Continue reading

An update!

I know I haven't been around these traps for a while. So I thought I'd just give an update. I'm speaking at a bunch of events across the country over the next few months - you can find all of those dates here. My book is still available at all good bookstores (ask for it if you can't find it) or … Continue reading

Tom Hardy’s sad eyes

So reason number 9378 that I'll never be a professional film reviewer is usually I get my reviews out well after a movie has been and gone. With that in mind... War For The Planet of the Apes Somebody said to me "It wasn't what I was expecting" and I was like I don't understand it was … Continue reading

Wine Mum Night

So I've been thinking... Winter is bleak. My kids have been sick non-stop. I had the best night out recently (so great I wrote about the joy of Wine Mum Nights). And when I saw all the comments on that post - I thought: We really need a huge Wine Mum Night. Like, we need it bad. … Continue reading