Beer Battered Fish and Chips and…Happy New Year

Beer Battered Fish and Chips

While we’re on the subject of dastardly dogs I’m reminded of a New Years Eve I spent at the local hospital. When Archie and Arabella were younger we lived in a house high up in the canopy of gum trees overlooking part of a beautiful waterway called Pittwater.  It was within walking distance to a […]

Potato Scallops and…Thursday Nights and Saturday Mornings

Twice Cooked Potato Scallops

When I was 15 I thought I needed a job.  Part-time work was available for teens in most retail stores for Thursday night/Saturday morning shifts.  (This was back in the day when weekend trading was only permitted on Saturdays from 8am until 12md. I went to my local shopping mall and walked from store to […]

Scallops Wrapped in Zucchini and Proscuiutto and…Me the Stage Mum

Scallops Wrapped in Zucchini and Prosciutto

According to Archie, three black marks will qualify you as a Stage Mum and Archie assures me I have far more black marks than three so I now need to wear this appalling title. I don’t know what I did to qualify. But Archie does. I gained my first notable black mark when he was […]