Monthly Archives: May 2009

Pizza is only a short trip away

We’re heading to pizza land today for a little break. It’s time to find out if Italy has what we want, so for me that includes food and wine. I do know that the change in weather might be nice, … Continue reading

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Meat and three veg.

We passed through our newly opened local supermarket and picked up some lovely fillet steak on Tuesday.  In deciding what to have with it we didn’t realise that we had chosen “meat and three veg”.  Actually it was… Pan fried … Continue reading

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Things to think about

Recently Brian, a friend of mine, blogged about food miles (see entry here ).  This is the concept of how far your food had to travel to get to you.  Here that can mean quite some distance.  I recall the … Continue reading

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Oxford from above

Kate won a trip up Magdalen College tower a while back at a bushfire fund raiser held in Rhodes House.  It is an impressive bell tower that stands on the City side of the river as you enter Oxford.  The … Continue reading

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Off for Easter

Kate and I took a long weekend over Easter to head North.  Our aim was the Isle of Skye in Scotland.  It’s about 550 miles (about 900 km) from our place to where on Skye we were headed.  We took … Continue reading

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Back from holidays

We’re finally back from the endless string of holidays we’ve had recently. Keep an eye out for all the posts and photos… there were many, but I will cut them down to a select 300 or so! One thing I … Continue reading

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