Giver Challenge MKAL – day 4+

It’s not been going well…. 😂 I thought I was on a roll…. nope! I had to undo most of Day 2 and day 3 completely…. I had a bead crisis…. then my chainmaile supplies came in handy (55 beads are needed…. I got like 20…. then 2 bags of perfect ones… which ended up…

Potato Waffles and Shakespeare

It has been a busy we time with hospitals, and the best Flash Mob Shakespeare performance ever… and the future looks just as full of Shakespeare, hospitals and radio plays.  But all is well, well indeed. The knitting is massively underway, as I am planning on having a market stall with my sister shortly.  It…

Pie…. mmmmmmm….. Pie

Goodmorning…. here in New Zealand it is autumn.  Apples are fully in season, and the cooler days make warm apple pie such a delicious option. Here is a recipe for Apple Pie…. made IN THE APPLE. But I am being sneaky… this is my recipe, but I currently have it in a pie making contest. …

What’s Growing: March 2014

It’s all go in the garden, so busy, but rewarding. He greenhouse is playing host to all sorts of mescaline, slowly going to seed and gorgeous lettuce. The strawberries in their nursery are doing well, and the watermelons growing…. The plant that is, not the actual fruit. Early days there. Cucumbers are producing… Sort of.…

Help! There’s a Vegetarian at my BBQ!

As a vegetarian, who is the only vegetarian in my close circle of friends, I have been to soooooo many dinners and barbecues where the only food to eat was the salad. And telling you now, seriously, vegetarians like hot food too! Like the amazing skewered vegetable recipe at the end of this post. The…