Happenings at Little Kickerbell

Pom Pom Workshop Sunday 25/8/19 2pm-4.30pm Using pure Australian wool, make pom poms of all colours & sizes to create hangings, garlands, head dresses & posies. All materials provided with afternoon tea out on the big verandas at Little Kickerbell. This...
The Magic of Trees

The Magic of Trees

When I was a kid we lived in a very ordinary house in the western suburbs of Sydney. It had a yard full of beautiful trees. Each tree sparked an adventure of some kind. The trees became an integral part of the way we played and occupied our time. Outside the kitchen...
Happy Families…

Happy Families…

  I was looking through my photos and I found this one of us; us being Mum, Dad, my big brother Kim, my younger sister Lou and myself (in the middle). That little orange beetle took on some great holidays, up and down the coast to my Nanna & Grandfather in...
Recipe for sweet success

Recipe for sweet success

Of all the cakes I’ve ever made, this one is my favourite. Each time I make it people comment on it’s buttery, crumbly, texture, it’s fresh lemony bite and it’s unique use of polenta that gives it a bright happy yellow colour. Added bonus,...
Stories from the linen press

Stories from the linen press

I’m Cathy. Welcome to my first blog on our brand new website. Aside from running Little Kickerbell with my husband Rowen Matthews, collecting fabric is one of my favourite things to do. Vintage napery is my specialty, I like it because I can use it when I cook for...