I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun

I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun. ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice I love this. So often with life’s experiences, good and bad, people ask […]

Small acts of kindness and love

Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. I have found that it is the small every-day deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love. – Gandalf (wizard from J. R. R. Tolkien’s novels […]

Book Review: Australian Women’s Weekly The Country Table Cookbook

I am a firm believer that finding beauty and joy in food as it is one of the most basic joys in life but my rarest resource is time. Therefore, you will find that most of the majority of dishes and reviews on this section of the blog will be of time effective food and […]