For the recipe without all the ramblings, click here I’d been thinking about trying to make jam for a couple of weeks now, sounded like something new and different to try. I had an empty glass jar and some golden kiwifruit hanging around so decided to make some. Once Matthew was down for his sleep … Read more

At the beginning of April, I joined Seven Cerebs on her Happiness Project (along with 100 other people). The goal being to write one sentence per day for a month of something that happens to make you happy or smile on that day. Some people are chosing to write a blog post each day, some … Read more

What is a Gravatar? A Gravatar is a Globally Recognised Avatar which follows you around the web, specifically when you comment on blog posts. An Avatar is an image which you choose to represent yourself on the internet, whether it be a photo of yourself or an image to represent your ‘internet’ self. Why do … Read more

I’m jumping on the meme train this week :) I came across this one which is meant to be a Sunday meme, from Sunday Stealing, but it caught my interest. 6 days isn’t too late right? 1. Who are you? I’m a wife, a mummy, a daughter, a sister, a geek, a photographer, a designer, … Read more

Friday Fill In 25-March-2011

March 25th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Thinking Hard - (2 Comments)

I’m joining in Friday Fill In’s today, so without any delay: 1. Why does it always rain on moving day 2. Chocolate is equal to fantastic flavours in my mouth!. 3. My favorite breakfast includes waffles, berries, ice cream and chocolate sauce 4. Each Peach Pear Plum was the last book I read to Matthew … Read more

Why I don’t use a Pseudonym

March 13th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Thinking Hard - (4 Comments)

After reading Who’s That Girl – Why I Blog Under A Pseudonym, it got me thinking about why I use my real name. Its because when I started out writing this blog, it didn’t occur to me to not use my real name. I don’t feel that by using my name, or my families names … Read more

Karate Terminology

August 13th, 2008 | Posted by Andie in Thinking Hard - (0 Comments)

Numbers ichi – one ni – two san – three shi – four go – five roku – six shichi – seven hachi – eight ku – nine ju – ten Commands yoi – ready kamaette – take stance naotte – return to ready stance yame – stop, finish yasume – relax, rest mawatte – … Read more

On a hot summer night, would you offer your throat to the wolf with the red roses? Yes! I bet you say that to all the boys 1: Find something that makes you laugh

10. “I haven’t touched that module in weeks!” 9. “It must be a hardware problem.” 8. “Somebody must have changed my code.” 7. “Did you check for a viris on your system?” 6. “You must have the wrong version.” 5. “That’s weird…” 4. “There must be something wrong with your data” 3. “It’s never done … Read more

On my quest to learn about blogging

January 16th, 2008 | Posted by Andie in Thinking Hard - (0 Comments)

I’ve been reading up on blogging lately. Reading tips, hints, do’s and don’ts, and of course, blogs themselves.I came across this: guaranteed it’s very self explanitory, but more importantly I like the style and the way this was put together. http://youtube.com/watch?v=NN2I1pWXjXI There is a huge variety in the way blogs are put together and written. … Read more