It’s winter in Australia. Here in Armidale, Australia's highest city, sub-zero temperatures are a frequent occurrence. The lowest recorded temperature is around -12oC. Frosty mornings usually make way for the weak sun to warm things up to a bearable 13 - 15oC most days but it’s dismal on the days with no sun. You can … Continue reading Winter’s Citrus Bounty
Have you had dolmades? Tasty little packages of lamb mince and rice wrapped up in tender salty vine leaves? Even the canned ones are nice. Fiddly to make at home but worth the effort. Well, so I thought! Earlier this month I wrote about my love of cooking and humble-bragged about being a half-decent cook. … Continue reading Doomed Dolmades.
A few weeks (hang on maybe it was months!) ago, I posted that I was moving to Armidale. I have a job and now I have somewhere to live. As I begin to pack up my house, I am overwhelmed by how much stuff I have! The overwhelm is exacerbated by the fact that to … Continue reading Minimalism and moving