Monthly Archives: March 2013

I’m my Father’s son

It’s good to know I’m just an idiot (sorry Dad). Today when my motorbike broke down… it didn’t break down, it just ran out of petrol. Oh well, I needed the exercise (pushing 200 kg of motorbike 1 km).

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“Wine is the subtlest, most civilised, most noble of anti-depressants”

I was interested to read here that wine consumption in France is on the decline. Where as in 1965 the French drank, on average, 160 liters of wine a year, numbers for 2010 show a decrease to only 57 liters. … Continue reading

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Another weather post

I think I’m obsessed with the weather. I know a lot of Australians are, we talk about it like we can change what happens. Or maybe we wish we could change what happens. If it doesn’t rain for a while, … Continue reading

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Chilly spring morning

You know it’s a chilly spring morning when the ice forms on the loom. The wind was probably helping the ice to form, it was certainly helping ice to form on my nose.

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Nice loaf!

There is nothing like the smell of baking bread. Especially when it’s a fruit loaf. This is Kate’s Sunday arvo attempt and I don’t think it will disappoint!

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Great snags!

Lunch today was this fantastic dish of snags and cheesey ploenta. A hearty meal in the French Alps!

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