Wednesday, 8 May 2013

About me

Hi there!
For 7 years I've conjured up believable excuses to avoid starting a blog, but I've finally run out, and so.....I'm the new kid on the blog!
In short, I'm from Sydney Australia and you may call me Liv!
I'm also one of 5 kids to loving parents who clock up 40 years of marital bliss this year; I've lived in 2 states, 3 major cities and 21 homes; I have visited 11 countries; begun 4 university degrees, finished one (hooray!); married once and only once ( a bloody funny bloke, even if i'm the only one who laughs at his jokes); given birth to 4 beautiful babies (carried 5); I've made and drunk millions of coffees......and I'm not even a "numbers type", I'm the "home-made, crafty type".

My life is simple but it's daily ramblings are lawless, well, that is until hubby comes home and then it resembles something more like ordered chaos with a splash of military discipline (and a lot of laughs).
I am an artist with a Ba in Fine Arts, a thrifter (or as my niece puts it, a scab), a lover of all things handmade and I particularly love to marvel the mundane.

I aim to use this blog as a springboard for my art, a pin board for inspiration and a space to share all that is precious to me and my family.
There is little doubt that we all remember the magic: the overseas trip, the new house, the surprise birthday party, but often we overlook the little things or those precious moments that make up 95% of our days and a lifetime of memories. So I want to marvel and recall the mundane for my kids and hopefully inspire other bloggers to do the same. Other than that I'm not exactly sure what else it is I have to offer the blogosphere, but I do know I have a propensity to talk (a lot) and a big capacity to love and share all that my heart leaps at.
...and I've just discovered that I use far too many '( )', '.....' and '!!!!'     (....sorry!)

I hope you pop by often and enjoy my digression from your and my daily chores.

With love
Liv xo



3 comments:

  1. Hi Liv, thanks so much for your lovely comments on my blog the other day :) I was so chuffed to read them as I don't often get comments. Have just popped over to your space and loved your introductory post, even all the () !!! and .... I too have a propensity to use all three. Sometimes there's no other way to emphasise your excitement, enthusiasm and energy without them. Looking forward to reading more of you, Sheridan xx

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    1. It was lovely to read all about your brave and amazing adventure.
      I've just started out on this blog thing and I can imagine the lack of comments could make you wonder if its worth it...are people reading it?!?! But believe me there are! I've been reading blogs for 8 years and only now that I have my own am I able to make comments.
      Your words are inspiring and your journey fascinating....keep writing! xo

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  2. Lovely to see a new fresh blog emerging - there are lots of lovely blogs to link with. i look forward to getting to "know" you along the way!

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