Category Archives: Musings

Thoughts and musings

The joy of beetroot!!

Have you noticed that when peeling and cutting beetroot the colour leeches out and stains the chopping board, your fingers, kitchen hand towels and any cloths you might use to wipe down the work surface?  I am regularly scrubbing my … Continue reading

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Acosta’s ‘Crayons’ mural recalls Sandy Hook

This, I thought, was worth reblogging.

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Improving my photography

I’ve never been great at photography and now that I need to do so much it seems like the time to improve.  My quest started several weeks ago during my visit to Cockatoo Island.  I’m finding that my new interest … Continue reading

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My winter garden

Out and about in the garden earlier this afternoon, during a brief sunny period, I was struck by how many plants were in flower, and particularly how many of them have red flowers.  Left – flowering Aloe Vera By now … Continue reading

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A few days away – And A Chorus Line.

Last weekend my husband and I (plus  staff) were trading at the Home Buyer & Investment Property Expo in Sydney.  This is the first time we’ve been there and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The photo quality is low because … Continue reading

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Sports Round-up

I’m just coming down to earth after a brilliant 2 weeks sporting extravaganza in our house. Firstly there was the French tennis grand-slam.  Two weeks of stamina, strength, fierce determination and then heartbreak for those who lost in each round. … Continue reading

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Regeneration Exhibition – supplimentary

It occurred to me that those of you reading my blog and not being lucky enough to live in beautiful Australia may not have fully appreciated my comments about the Banksia wall hanging because you may not be familiar with … Continue reading

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