Chinese food….. oh to go back

Back in 2013 I went to China.  There I lived and worked for 6 weeks…. and more importantly, ATE. Oh how I would go back just for the food. It should be re-inforced that as a vegetarian travelling isn’t always easy.  Samoa meant that basically I ate a lot of fresh fruit.  New Caledonia and…

Back from China

Well, 6 weeks in China passed quickly in the end.  It was certainly the experience of a lifetime, and I spent a lot of time feeling either surrounded or lonely, or both.  But I learned a great deal about myself, about others, and generally what I have to be grateful for.  I had hoped to…

On REALLY Fresh Fruit

I have been away- she says, somewhat apologetically…. Not really. Those of you aware of my other interests, will know of my love of travel.  This time I managed to take the whole family to Tonga and Fiji.  The weather was amazing and the sights spectacular.  However, the highlight was totally the fresh food! Everywhere…

Nouvelle-Calédonie…. bon appétit

Wow!  After a wonderful trip to New Caledonia, I am inspired to eat! Sort of. There were a couple of things I discovered early on in my journey.  I can read French reasonably well… better than I had even imagined possible. And the worst part, the French don’t really do much for vegetarians. This second…