It has been a while but since it is stay inside tonight for #exTCDebbie, I thought I might put up another one of Effie’s articles. Reading this really makes me want to go and visit Egypt! ~~~ Going Down Into Egypt By Euphemia Tory Published in Volume 50 (1928-1929) of the Girl’s Own Annual, pages 223-225 THE […]
Whilst I was in London on my way home from Iceland in January this year, I dedicated some time to family history. Not the family history I plan on committing some time to in the next couple of years, by spending a good month or two in England researching the Lawrence Stephenson line of our […]
Day 2 was all about the Flamingo 🙂 Lots of them and some other animal encounters at the Honolulu Zoo 🙂 Komodo Dragon Black Rhinoceros Look a Fujifilm disposable camera! Oh sweet gum Peach Faced Lovebirds Peach Faced Lovebirds Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus) Mosaic Flamingos Slender-tailed Meerkat Klipspringer Some form of […]
The Easter long weekend normally means a trip somewhere, or kind of somewhere last year it was a trip to the spare room as I prepped for a CA Capstone workshop the following weekend. the year before it was ????????? the year before that it was Penang This year it was Hawaii with two of […]
It has become somewhat of a tradition in our family to go for a walk or a stroll after lunch on Christmas Day. This year, Karl and I took Stella for a walk round town. Christmas Day was mighty cold for Reykjavik, the weather bureau recorded -9.7°C at noon on Christmas Day! A vast difference […]
A little bit of spice and a bit of flour and a bit of magic = Hot Cross Buns. Another Easter, another batch of Hot Cross Buns from the AWW Cooking Class cook book.