This week

By Vita Forest

This week I have been

READING

  • Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
  • Her Father’s Daughter by Alice Pung

WATCHING Jasper Jones with my kids

KNITTING a tea cosy from some lovely wool from lovely Sui-Sui.

COPING with a sudden switch to proper autumnal weather (quite a shock I have to say).

COOKING a big pot of Albruzze soup

MAKING a gift for a friend with a big birthday coming up…

HOPING to get back to some writing next week

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This week

By Vita Forest

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This week I have been

  • READING All the Light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr (quite astonishing).
  • WRITING Grateful
  • MAKING
    • a papermache hull for my Ann Wood ship using strips of text cut out of an old novel (more on that another time).
    • that cowl for Lucy… (mentioned weeks ago).
  • BUMPING into one of my old students and her family (at least it was in a book shop).
  • SWIMMING one kilometre in the salty waters of Balmoral Beach.
  • VISITING my friend Fleur in Bowral.
  • WATCHING a preview of Jasper Jones at Belvoir Street Theatre.
  • LISTENING to lots of fab interviews on Radio National Amanda Palmer, Liz Gilbert…