all about sandra


Hi! I'm Sandra Gale and welcome to the place where I share my thoughts.

I'm mum to the gorgeous Miss M and step-mum to the also gorgeous (and very big) G.
I have a husband who finds my various crazes slightly amusing, and hopefully a little bit charming.
We live in the Adelaide Hills and I still find the noise that koalas make startling.

I like to run with and chat to and drink wine with my sister (not all at the same time though).
I love to ride my bike, especially downhill with a tail wind. It feels like I am flying.
I love cooking and try to buy and make healthy food and I don't eat sugar.
And my favourite place to be is on holidays at Pt Vincent talking rubbish with my family and staring out to sea.

I play basketball very poorly and I watch a lot of soccer.
I am president of Miss M's school P&F (a slightly crazy, but good commitment to take on)
I like the idea of being organised and punctual, but the reality is that I am not!
I suspect that I overuse exclamation marks!!

I like to draw and cut and paste. I am lucky enough to get paid to do this and I get to work school hours. Perfect Mum Job. I illustrate and design greeting cards, stationery and gifts for Intrinsic. My job is to make Adèle Basheer's words look beautiful. And I love it. Sarah did a great profile on me for our Intrinsic newsletter a few years ago, I still really like it.

I like setting myself goals, normally, I eventually achieve them. This blog is one of the eventually goals.  If you look at my profile you'll see this was started back in 2007. That's 5 years of excuses. I am going with the flow and not stressing about things being perfect. That way there are no excuses to not blog.

I have a website that I created as a uni project called paper sand scissors. My plan was to work for myself, but sometimes the universe has different plans,  and it turned out that I love Intrinsic so much I haven't bothered doing any paper sand scissors work! Now that I have my blog going the paper sand scissors site looks a little shabby, but I can't remember how to fix it!! So if you head over that way cut me some slack and know that I want it to look better, I just have to invest the time into doing it!

I'm still not sure what the focus of paper sand{ra} life will be, hopefully you'll join me and we can work it out together. Let me know what you think xx

2 comments:

  1. I've been meaning to come over here and stalk you a little(from Instagam - macca5fun...) Love your blog, LOVE intrinsic..awaesome job you have! and I like you sis short haircut!

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    1. Hi Macca5fun (I love how there is a world of people I know by IG names!) Thanks for stalking me! I'm pretty lucky to have a job I love so much. And I love hearing stories of people who are Intrinsic fans. Roxy's hair does look great short, she's really enjoying it. And now I'm off to stalk you :-)

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