Monthly Archives: November 2015


Today I am struggling for inspiration.  Not good when you are a person who loves cooking and writing.  But this got me thinking about what gives me inspiration to write and cook especially at this time of year.  Christmas.  Of … Continue reading

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Have you noticed lately that Christmas is just around the corner?  And leading up to Christmas we are always looking for something quick and easy to make for our family and friends, something to take when we are visiting or … Continue reading

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A coal mine, a convict, a colony. Welcome to the Tasman Peninsula and the Coal Mines Historic Site

One of the many attractions people have on their list of things to do when visiting Hobart is The Port Arthur Historic Site.  It is definitely a must see attraction but there are some other very interesting areas of the … Continue reading

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Oven Temperature 170 degrees Celsius Makes approx. 750 grams to 1 kilo Ingredients: 300 grams rolled oats 250 grams mixed seeds and chopped nuts (see hints below) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 50 grams butter 100 ml maple syrup ½ teaspoon vanilla … Continue reading

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Love a steak and love Melbourne then head to Rare Steakhouse and get it your way!

I love travelling and this always means trying new restaurants along the way.  Wow, that’s great for a person like me who loves food as well.  At home we often eat out once a week and love to try all … Continue reading

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Have you ever had leftover meat and didn’t know what to do with it.  You didn’t just want cold meat and salad or a sandwich.  Well give this a try.  You can make leftover meat into another meal or a … Continue reading

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Got arrested at The Old Melbourne Gaol and then was on top of the world at the Skydeck Eureka Tower

  There is a problem I always have when I go to Melbourne.  It’s not a bad problem but it takes a bit of thought and planning on my part to work out what I want to do when I … Continue reading

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