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Adventuring into the tangled web

Being a small plant nursery owner is rather unlikely to make you rich, even when you have Nessy on your side and many Read more..

soul cheering sunshine and sprouts

You’d think having nothing to do and nowhere to be would be bliss but waiting for a baby to come, when your body Read more..

making an easy peasy bread and butter pudding

What’s not to love about edible gifts? This Christmas we received a Pannetone loaf from our friends Dan and Ruth Read more..

making Nigel Slater’s Festive Chocolate Flapjacks

Much as I like to cook I don’t really watch many food programmes.  I do like Nigel Slater’s Simple Read more..

2011 in pictures

I’ve long been a fan of Julie’s Little Cotton Rabbits blog and this post is inspired by her annual New Read more..

goodbye 2011, hello 2012

Happy New Year everyone and a very warm welcome to 2012 I was quite chuffed that I managed to stay awake until midnight Read more..

(not) making Christmas Pudding Truffles

Christmas is here and we’re very much ready for it.  Our ‘hosting’ will be limited to cups of tea Read more..

making apple jellies

Over the summer I had numerous offers of crab apples but was too sick to go picking or venture into the kitchen.  I Read more..

Matron’s Camera has Died!

RIP Matron's Camera. It went to camera heaven after photographing some macademia nuts in the Jardim Botanic on the Read more..

Christmas come early … what a treat

Now before you get too excited, this isn’t an ‘early Christmas baby’ news post! Feel free to get very Read more..