If clean eating, Paleo, low carb, food is your thing, then look away now. This dish is pretty bad for you in so many ways . . . . but it’s unbelievably delicious! How can something that tastes so right be so wrong? This recipe for Chinese style spare ribs was given to me about … Continue reading 188.8.131.52.5. Spare Ribs.
Now Spring is finally here I’m resolved to grow more food in the garden. I need to put my money where my mouth is if I’m talking about seasonal, locally grown, food miles matters. But, I needed to start from scratch with a big mouth and no money. Last year didn’t deliver the bumper harvests of the year … Continue reading Spring Garden Project: Creating A New Veggie Bed.
Project: Bi-annual family holiday. Destination: England and Tuscany. I was lucky enough to spend a little over 4 weeks in June and July, away from this bone-chilling Melbourne winter. It’s become a tradition for the Australian arm of our tribe, just us four, to visit family and friends in the old country every other year or so. … Continue reading Top 10 Holiday Moments.
Working title: Fashion items I bought or was gifted on my recent holiday to UK. OK, this post isn’t really all that ‘Cutting Edge fashiony’, but when I was putting it together, that working title didn’t sound as catchy as it might, but that is really what this is about. I don’t know about you, but I’m … Continue reading Fashion: The Holiday Edit
Is it finally spring? I really hope so this time. We had a fairly mild spell of weather the week before last, and the sun shone, if somewhat half-heartedly. I would say it was almost pleasant. The unexpected warmth even fooled nature, and all the trees in our neighbourhood burst into blossom, only for the hopeful … Continue reading Is it Finally Spring? Veggie garden update.
In the run-up to Father’s Day I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the things I’ve learned from my dad. He is a complex person, and there have been times recently when I have found him hard to understand. We don’t always get on, but he has consistently been a steadfast presence in my life. I’m not talking about “cleanliness … Continue reading Father’s Day Musings – things I learned from my dad.