The Curse of the Werebaby

It has teeth, it has claws and it feeds on me all night… And turns me into Zombie-Mummy by day; deranged look, wild hair, attractive grey trackies. Groaning and moaning as I shuffle up and down the hallway in search of things I put down somewhere. Me at my best. For the love of all […]

Wicked Bugs: Insectophobes need not apply

As I lie swatting the autumnal flies that I do detest, I am again insanely grateful that all branches of my family tree converged as they did in order for me to be a New Zealander. This is a recurring moment of gratitude, but never more so than having finished reading Amy Stewart’s Wicked Bugs. In this […]

Plant books make great xmas pressies

It’s been quite a special year here at LovePlantLife HQ for a wide and wonderful variety of reasons. Another I’m very thankful for has been the chance to review some mighty fine books for Booksellers NZ. If you still have Xmas pressies to gather, or if you’re mustering the summer reading list these titles are […]

A Foragers Treasury by Johanna Knox

I have had the great pleasure of reviewing Johanna Knox’s book A Foragers Treasury for the Booksellers NZ blog. I love the book, adore her and am eagerly anticipating un-palak paneer (one of the brilliant recipes) for dinner. The book is gorgeous. Read the review and go into the draw to win a copy.   […]