Daily Archives: March 27, 2009
Random is about as much as I can ‘do’ at the moment.
Birds: I haven’t seen a sulphur crested cockatoo since we’ve been in Jabiru, but there are plenty of corellas. They like to roost together by the hundreds per tree where they make a very eerie moaning noise as a group. I like cockatoos better, they have way more personality.
Also there are heaps of whistling kites gliding around the place, I bet they’re hunting lizards… probably with more success than Reuben.
Today: This morning I went to a mothers group at the local caravan park pool, very cool and refreshing with lots of mini savloys, fairy bread and sausage rolls. Then I came home and watched 12 episodes of Sex and the City. Probably not the most productive way to spend my afternoon.
Making: My focus is totally shot to hell, and it was never much good in the first place. I couldn’t even bring myself to do some hand embroidery while wasting time this afternoon. I’m still mulling over the idea of a yellow and white quilt… I’m thinking raw edge applique and triangles. Haven’t put pen to paper for sketching yet, and still haven’t purchased a bed for it to go on.
The other room: We have a second living room in this house. It currently houses Chris’ desk, some cupboards which are covered in junk and a freezer. It’s dreadful. I have an idea of a long desk along one wall which Chris and I can share as a home office and a few armchairs to make it relaxy and informal. But I’m stumped at the first hurdle… the long desk. I know I could do this stylishly and cheaply if there was an Ikea within 2000km of here.
Also, I want a new couch. I know which one I want too… but I’d have to get it shipped here from Sydney or something and that’s just crazy. And there’s a bit of weird co-incicdence with it too, totally weird.
But you know, we have a whole container load of stuff in storage in Melbourne. Perhaps it isn’t wise to buy new stuff when we could totally clutter this place up with stuff we already own. (but I hate that couch, and I don’t want that bed and the dining table is enormous)
Maybe I should wait until after I have this baby. Maybe I’ll be thinking clearer.