Food, Wordless Wednesday

Been taking a break…again

I find myself in awe of all the bloggers out there who continually post. I have been taking another break...not really sure why. Seems like my blogging mojo had gone and done a runner, but I am trying to get it to come back home. Now I know this is not technically a wordless post… Continue reading Been taking a break…again

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Food, My Photos, Recipes

Prawns are such a yummy ingredient…

So tonight I am making Basil, Lemon & Prawn Pasta. Oh yes I am... Now we all know that recipes are difficult...so have some patience with me please. This one is just for one person. Ingredients. A handful of pasta. I quite like the spinach fettuccine, but folks anything you fancy goes. Prawns. De-veined. I… Continue reading Prawns are such a yummy ingredient…

Animals, Food, My Photos, New Zealand, Recipes

Pets, Friends, Fresh Fruit & Preserving

Although we are heading in to winter here in New Zealand there is still loads of fruit around. Kiwifruit season has started. At the moment I have a couple staying with me from China who are on a year long trip around New Zealand. Sophie & Bob are very sweet and I am really enjoying… Continue reading Pets, Friends, Fresh Fruit & Preserving

Animals, Birds, Fauna, Food, My Photos, New Zealand, Pets

Winter Solstice in NZ

The Winter Solstice is here in the Southern Hemisphere and it is a cold dreary day. The tuis are still filling my garden with their song. I love having this pair residing in my trees. Someone however, does NOT think it is a good idea to get out of bed...can you guess who ??? Yesterday… Continue reading Winter Solstice in NZ

Food, My Photos, Personal, Weekly Photo Challenge

WPC: Work of Art

Works of art come in many shapes and sizes. Back when I had the Thai students with me we went to a friend's 70th birthday. There really is no other description for his birthday cake... Not to brag, but I can be pretty adept with cake making when the occasion arises. Just to remind you… Continue reading WPC: Work of Art

Animals, Blogging, Food, My Photos, New Zealand, Personal, Pets, Thoughts

Share Your World – 2014 Week 18

What object do you always have with you when traveling and why? Why...because it has become another limb. What subject would you like to study in depth, if given the time to do so?  Mythology. So I can invent my own a little better. Which would you prefer:  a wild, turbulent life filled with joy,… Continue reading Share Your World – 2014 Week 18

Food, My Photos, Travel Theme

Travel theme: Round

Round is this week's Travel Theme. What could be rounder than balls of delish ice-cream??? Maybe a round soft poached egg with hollandaise sauce on top of asparagus and a round of freshly baked bread ?? Not to be forgotten is the homemade pizza...all round oozing with melting goodies. Now we are heading in to… Continue reading Travel theme: Round

Food, My Photos, Recipes, Travel Theme

Travel Theme: Tempting

There is nothing that tempts me out of my comfortable bed more than knowing someone is cooking me breakfast. When The Daughter was home for a visit she made me her staple brekkie for Sunday brunch. Mine consisted of fried eggs on toast, chilli beans, avocado and fried tomato !! To hers was added some… Continue reading Travel Theme: Tempting

Food, Funny Stuff

100 % Natural

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AftZshnP8fs Oh and BTW...