My two weeks meandering Paris have drawn to a close and I just thought I’d upload some images. There are a few of the usual suspects … Eiffel Tower, Grand Arche, Arche de Triumph mixed in with some public sculpture and, you guessed it, gardens, parks and shops. . . . → Read More: Salut, Paris!
Last week Peta and I attended a book event for We Love Food at Warrandyte’s Neighbourhood House that was all about budgeting. We were there to give some tips on how to make the weekly food budget stretch further. . . . → Read More: Book event at Warrandyte
When I have a hankering for something ‘culinary’ from the past I just have to make it, even when the kids are hungry and I’m in a rush. My sister and I used to eat pot-stickers, with mind alteringly hot chilli sauce, and watch back-to-back movies when we were in or 20’s and could sit around all day recovering from the night before. Monday night, 5pm and I’m making the delicious stuffing for the dumplings; pork mince, garlic, red onion, ginger, shitake mushrooms, soy sauce and red vinegar. . . . → Read More: Pot-stickers and why my kids still surprise me
I love planning gardens. I’m addicted to garden photography (not mine – other people’s!). I love an open garden, I buy way too many gardening books I cannot afford. In fact, I gorge myself on the monthly glossy home and gardening magazines and I go to sleep at night dreaming about avenues of Bay hedges, bright borders and funky sculpture. . . . → Read More: Are you addicted to ‘garden porn’?