Friday, June 27, 2008

My latest efforts


She Plays


Monday, June 16, 2008

Long time no layouts

Yes I know its been a while, I've been busy.

So here are two more pages created in Photoshop Elements 5.0 during my course with Jessica Sprague. All papers embelishments etc courtesy of

I start another course this week, so there should be more digital goodness to upload soon.

Monday, June 2, 2008

Some randomness about me

Nicked this one from Zanna, just a few things about me.

1. What is in the back seat of your car right now? Crumbs, lolly wrappers and other stuff that clues a person into the fact that I am a taxi service to my kids.
2. When was the last time you threw up? About a year ago after mucho red wine - not good.
3. What’s your favorite curse word? Probably the F one, although have been known to use others.
4. Name three people who made you smile today. Does grimacing in an attempt to portray patience count? My kids of course ;-)
5. What were you doing at 8am this morning? Convincing the baby that she wanted to go to school today.
6. What were you doing 30 minutes ago? Reading emails.
7. What will you be doing 3 hours from now? The after school madness, snacks, homework, etc.
8. Have you ever been to a strip club? Yes, never laughed so much in all my life.
9. What’s the last thing you said aloud? OK, I'll check it out, bye. (to my husband on the phone)
10. What is the best ice cream flavor? Hard to beat chocolate.
11. What is the last thing you had to drink? Coffee.
12. What are you wearing right now? Red and grey fleece, black gym pants and my uggs.
13. What was the last thing you ate? Salt and vinegar chips (cringe).
14. Have you bought any new clothing items this week? No
15. When was the last time you ran? Properly, two and a half years ago, before the knee incident.
16. What’s the last sporting event you watched? Friday night AFL - my son played under lights last week. They won 106 to 28. Good stuff.
17. Who’s the last person you e-mailed? My five friends from high school, we are trying to organise a weekend away together, but finding a date to suit all of us is proving tricky.
18. Ever go camping? Yes, every summer as often as possible.
19. Do you have a tan? Yes, it never seems to go away.
20. Do you drink your soda from a straw? No.
21. Are you someone’s best friend? Yes - the lovely Sohpie.
22. What are you doing tomorrow? working for Magnum PI (well Jim the PI actually, but he has got a mustache like Magnum so that's what I call him ;)
23. Where is your mom right now? In Sydney, most likely sewing.
24. Look to your left. My husbands "filing" system lol, I try not to look at it too often.
25. What color is your watch? Black and silver.
26. What comes to mind when you think of Australia? HOME.
27. Would you consider plastic surgery? Undecided.
28. What is your birthstone? Topaz.
29. Do you go in at a fast food place or just hit the drive-thru? So rare to go there.
30. How many kids do you want? I've got 3 and that's plenty.
31. Do you have a dog? Yes - the irrepressible Milo.
32. Last person you talked to on the phone. My husband.
33. Have you met anyone famous? No.
34. Any plans today? Keeping warm.
35. Ever go to college? No.
36. Where are you right now? Sitting at the computer at my desk at home.
37. Biggest annoyance in your life right now? My lack of healthy eating motivation maybe (I just copied Zanna's answer here, cos it's true for me too)
38. Last song listened to? Holy Graile - Hunters and Collectors.
39. Are you allergic to anything? Bandaids.
40. Favorite pair of shoes you wear all the time? Black Colorados with chunky soles that I have had for more years than I care to remember.
41. Are you jealous of anyone? No.
42. Who is your favorite actor/actress? - Jennifer Garner - her smile is so infectious I feel like I would really like her in real life too.
43. What time is it? 12.46pm Monday 2nd June 2008
44. Do any of your friends have children? Oh yes
45. Do you eat healthy? Ask me again tomorrow (see answer to question 13!
46. What do you usually do during the day? Work.
47. How old will you be on your next birthday? 41
48. Have you ever been to Europe? Yes.
49. Name one thing you’d still like to do. Travel extensively in Australia and overseas.
50. Favorite colour? Green.

There you go, some random bits and pieces about me.