Hello, everyone. I am back but I am not sure whether you can say I am back with a vengeance. Only time will tell. I have, at last, started doing a bit of cooking. Now it is time to start taking photos and get back into blogging. These photos were snapped on the run last night. Continue reading
It certainly feels like I have been away. I have definitely been away from both this blog and Bridgetown. I hadn’t been here for ages.
As you know, I had been in Perth cleaning and gardening and packing. The house now looks so good it was very hard to sign the management authority – there were even a few tears. But I did it and now we are looking for tenants. Normally, that would be the easy part but Perth is a boom-bust town and, at the moment, it is going through a ‘bust’ so it is harder than usual to find tenants. Continue reading
I would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas.
I hope you all have a wonderful day tomorrow, a wonderful week and a healthy and prosperous new year. For those who work, have a big rest and to those who don’t, thank your blessings. I know I do, everyday.
I have had lots and lots of new followers lately. To them, I would like to say “Hello” and “Welcome”. I hope you stick around and enjoy what you see.
To the old faithfuls, “I love you lots.”
We are eating broccoli, snow peas, asparagus and avocados at the moment and lots of them. The other day, Maus even said that she was sick of avocados. Now that is a problem. We have two trees laden with the buggers. It is near the end of the season, though. Soon she will be spared. It will be tomatoes with this and cucumbers with that.
The broccoli situation, as I predicted, is serious. As with everything you grow, it came all at once. In one week, I picked seven broccoli heads. Luckily, I saw enough people to find homes for them all.
We also have more avocados and asparagus than we can eat. And soon it will be broccoli with this and broccoli with that.
The other day, we had one of those rare days in WA when it rains all day. A couple of years ago, I wrote a post called ‘One Perfect Day’. It was one of those days. I just love rainy days. You can’t go outside and work. All you can do is stay inside and play. Yippee! Well … I guess you could do housework but that would be silly.
Because we had all day, I thought we would make something a bit different for dinner. If we are busy outside, we usually have what we can whip up in the shortest time. Continue reading
Another grainy photo, this time, however, graininess is not a theme of the post. I can’t wait to get my hands on my camera. I swear I will never forget it again.
Chilli con carne is something I used to make quite a bit but haven’t done for ages. The recipe I use is from the Australian Women’s Weekly and, of course, I don’t have it with me. Such are the woes of living between two houses. There are Australian Women’s Weekly recipes on-line but it is such a long time since I made it, I didn’t know which, if any, of those I was reading was the actual recipe I used to make. In the end, I went with the taste.com.au recipe – on the basis they are, usually, reliable. And it was very enjoyable. Continue reading