Beautiful Things – Page 3 – Anna Spargo-Ryan

Beautiful Things

Muffins, old and new!

Posting recipes isn't really my thing - usually I write about other people's food - but I've been doing a little muffin gloating on Twitter and some folk have asked for the recipe. Ergo, here it is. Basic muffin recipe Pop all these ingredients in a bowl


My Love Project

I was compelled to work on a love project by the most encouraging and delightful woman on earth, Bernadette Jiwa. The publication that will eventually become Bide Magazine had been milling around in my brain for years. When I was a little kid I created a

The Not Jane Austen Book Club

I've gone over my tweet limit for the first time ever, so in lieu of writing challenging and exciting snippets of =<140 characters, I thought I would broach the subject of a kind of bloggy book club ring (trademark pending). I love to read, possibly even more


Slowing down

This morning I sat inside a cliche and breathed the air: a pond with floating Mallard ducks, a weeping maple and a half rotten park bench with a dedication to someone's lost love. I wasn't late for work, but I knew I could be. I


Being mobile

This was my office this morning - a little round table at Chosen Bean in Ferntree Gully. I had planned to go to Chadstone and plonk myself in my usual corner of Capital Kitchen, next to the powerpoint, but I turned right and headed east instead. It