Monthly Archives: January 2011

My new project!

Yesterday was not a particularly busy day.  I got up early for the dog (despite being promised a lie in – humph!) and so the day stretched out ahead of us.  We had no plans, nothing we HAD to do … Continue reading

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Horiatiki Salad

I am not a big fan of lettuce so I don’t often make salads because when I think of salad I think of lettuce.  I have been watching some of the new Jamie Oliver series – the 30 minute meals … Continue reading

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Saturday Shopping

Ruby and I went out and did the shopping today after I finished work.  It looked a little like this … The rather uninspiring mound of plastic bags in the middle contain beef strips, chicken and herb sausages and chicken … Continue reading

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Cornish Pasties on a hot day.

Today was over 30 degrees celcius – it should have been a day for lounging about and eating watermelon, instead we went out for a walk, baked some cookies and I made Cornish pasties!!  Madness! I had planned to investigate … Continue reading

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The Floods

Last week at this time we were all glued to the telly, horrified at what was happening in Queensland.  After an unsually wet winter and spring, summer was also unseasonably wet.  I don’t know how much rainfall they had in … Continue reading

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Just for Dad…

…but you are welcome to read it anyway! When Mum and Dad were over at the end of the year, Dad showed me how to prune roses.  Basically, hack them back and watch out for thorns!  The roses along our … Continue reading

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Cool Change

My apologies to my northern hemisphere friends who are currently chipping icicles off their noses – this post may make you ever so slightly sick but it is all in the name of education – honest! Our weather is lovely … Continue reading

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