So many recipes, so little time

We have a freezer full of containers of stock that Andrew made this week.  And it’s coming on winter here in the great southern land, so my mind is on soup.  I am about to make a pot of  leek and potato.  Everything chopped up and is ready to go in the pot. While I…

Desperately seeking downtime

Another day of work (Wednesday) then we are off to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast for 5 nights.  A quick break to make a long overdue visit with Roo’s mum and a chance to not have home chores to occupy us.  It’s all work lately and my body threw a fit last week.  A bit of R&R…

Mendoza Argentina – 29 April 2009

First let me apologise for my typing on a spanish keyboard with different characters and some of the letters worn off! Greetings from Mendoza Argentina, wine country. The vuelta de empanada continues.  We would like to say we have not had a day without an empanada but that would probably be false. However some days…

Life of a part-time blogger

The stats are in — I am officially a very part-time blogger. Just what have I been up to since March 08 when last I tapped these tiny keys? Changing jobs, twice; writing PR articles for the IPEd (Institute of Professional Editors) conference next October (2 of 4 articles here: http://www.editors-sa.org.au/?q=node/67); travelling to Perth for…

3 weeks and one day ago

That’s a sad sight for a wannabee blogger. It’s too late now to add much, except to say that we have been away. I had limited internet access while away as we stayed in a cabin on a hill near Apollo Bay and spent our days hiking to waterfalls and admiring the scenery along the…

This is turning into a food blog…

A breakfast this morning we sat outside eating our yummy fresh wholemeal rye bread with lovely rhubarb raspberry jam, both purchased last evening at the Adelaide Central Market. We discussed what we would have for lunch and dinner. Lunch is likely to be at Casuarina, a Malaysian restaurant that does the most authentic Roti in…