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Let’s Cook Something! – Latkes (Or as I call them Potato Pancakes)

Recently I came across a recipe for latkes.  Typically a Jewish dish at  Hanukkah time.  We’ve eaten these on and off for years and simply call them either fritters or potato pancakes.  These were a little different to how I make them … Continue reading

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My Green Thumb – Entry 2

It’s been a very satisfying day today.  I drove up to Bunnings (our large hardware/gardening centre) and spent time wandering between aisles of all manner of herbs and vegetable seedlings.  The scent of sweet basil was most prevalent and of … Continue reading

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My Green Thumb – An Adventure In Veggie Growing Entry 1

Well, today I finally got my beds filled with soil. I should explain.  Over the last five years or so, my knees have been deteriorating to the point where I’m close to bone on bone in the joint. Frankly, it … Continue reading

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30 DAY CHALLENGE – DAY 28

28 SOMETHING THAT I MISS I miss lots of things. I miss my long hair.  Even though I’m 55 and I know I cant get away with it any more, I miss it. I miss my first cat.   She … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenge – Day Two

2.  Where Would You Like To Be In Ten Years hmmm, well in ten years I’ll be almost 65  SHOCK!! HORROR!! So, let’s think about this.  With my current physical issues, I hope I’m NOT in a wheelchair!  My joints … Continue reading

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30 DAY CHALLENGE – Day One

So a friend of mine is doing this challenge on her blog, so I decided, why not do it too?  We’re opposite ends of the scale in a lot of things.  It might be fun to compare our answers.  so … Continue reading

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We Hit A Bump

I’ve often wondered what it would be like to have a daughter.  I haven’t you see.  Mother Nature decided to play this joke on me.. and each one of my five tiny female foetus’s expelled themself from my body at … Continue reading

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