twirling betty was born shortly after the birth of my second human child and lets me indulge my love for making stuff from fabric and crafting up a storm.
I live in Melbourne, Australia with my often bemused but wonderfully supportive husband and two little girls who twirl constantly.
Once upon a time I was a corporate lawyer but now I'm happily ensconsed in a world of creativity and family.
twirling betty takes its name from Betty, my maternal grandmother. The name came to me one evening when I was sitting in St Kilda's iconic Palais Theatre in Melbourne. Built in 1914, in the 1940s this historic building had a well-known dance hall attached to it. Betty used to tell me thrilling and romantic tales of my grandfather, Edgar, twirling her around the dance floor there on a Saturday night…
- Born on March 3
- Joined August 31, 2009