I’m off to a Titanic-sized party and I can’t wait to share it with you!
I thought I’d give you all some respite from the blue skies, turquoise waters and lush green tropical island vegetation that is so typical of the South Pacific and talk about the serious subject of karaoke. We couldn’t have been more fortunate to discover there was a karaoke competition on board the Oosterdam. Lucky for […]
By the time Carl returned from his excursion with the in-laws, we had well and truly over-stayed our welcome at Lilianfels, plus it was time to return to Sydney in time to become organised for the working week. We started heading back down the mountains (because I’m of Kiwi extraction I’m going to have to […]
We’re not proud of this: But that’s a glimpse into our backyard. Tragic. And ugly. The only thing living (or nearly living) is what’s in that sad little pot and that’s some almost dead aloe vera. I’m so tired of paying ridiculous amounts for basic items like parsley and oregano. A few weeks ago I […]
Arabella has just a handful of school days left before she graduates, has two weeks of holidays, then heads back to sit her exams. It seems we’ve entered a time of finishing, finals and farewells and on Tuesday she will have her last drama class. Last week the class decided that on their last lesson […]
One of the great things about reading other blogs, (apart from getting to know the blogger) is the recipes they share. Just after Christmas The Intolerant Chef shared a recipe called Betutu Bebek or Balinese Spiced Duck. I love The Intolerant Chef’s blog and am a total fan. She is (as the name suggests) a […]