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Monthly Archives: February 2012

progress

        PROGRESS! Thank you, lovely friends, for all your encouraging comments on my last post. Project Elephant is well underway. I had beautiful friends turn up today who boxed books and wrapped prints off the walls.  Yesterday I pulled all the green tomatoes off the slightly decrepit […]

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up to our necks

  So apparently we are moving house on Monday. And meanwhile I seem to be making jar after jar of apple sauce (home-reared pork on the way, you know), and bottling twenty kilograms of tomatoes. No, I don't know either. It's some kind of dreadful procrastination. Another loaf of bread […]

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Monday Menu

        I was so inspired by what you were all eating last week! It's made me lift my game.  We eat lots of fresh and whole food, a lot of it raised ourselves, but everyone gets in food ruts, where simple slips into ordinary.  Reading other people's […]

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rush

      In a rush? Me too. Most days start with a flurry of school lunch making, bag checking, attempted showering and not looking in the mirror once. (If you'd told me I'd ever leave the house without at least looking I would have snorted a little rudely. Once.) […]

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sticking it to the supermarkets

    I haven't always hated supermarkets. In fact, I used to love them. I loved "grocery shopping" – as kid, when Mum did it once a month only, as a poor student buying up beans and rice, and as a traveller, relishing cheap wine on the shelves in France, […]

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Monday Menu

  Hi! I wonder what you are cooking this week. Sometimes I look in the fridge and the pantry and I just struggle to figure out what to put on the table every night. And some weeks I'm super organised and I have a menu plan designed to use up […]

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picturing a weekend

                                                  ~ The geese (who live here but belong to the neighbours) are noisy and messy and they occasionally chase small children. I'll miss them terribly […]

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this moment

{this moment} – Joining in with Soulemama's Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.      Happy Friday, lovely folks xx

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