May 2009

Saturday Snapshots #40

May 30, 2009

  Brussels Atomium - June 2007 The Atomium is one of the the most famous landmarks in Brussels.  Built for the 1958 Brussels World Fair, it consists of nine steel spheres connected in such a way by tunnels that the entire thing looks like an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times.  The spheres contain exhibition halls and […]

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A Bisol prosecco tasting at The Wine Theatre

May 27, 2009

  So are you feeling as credit crunched as I am??  Redundancies everywhere, a grocery bill that just seems filled with helium and rises every week despite the fact that we are buying exactly the same stuff – and a bathroom renovation that seems to have a budget like a small country.  Clearly, expensive holidays […]

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Saturday Snapshots #39

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London Bus – April 2009 When you live in a city long enough and see its sights every day, your eye adjusts to them in such a way that you soon no longer notice the very things that first made the city seem so exciting and unique.  Sometimes, it’s good to spend a day walking […]

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Emergency tomato & cheese bread

May 21, 2009

  Here's a question for you:  if you had to go into a totally empty kitchen, save for appliances, and cook and serve a lunch for 4 people using only food and equipment that you'd brought with you, how many items would be on your packing list?  Remember, you'd have to pack plates, glasses, knives, […]

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Mango, red pepper & cilantro salsa

May 17, 2009

  I think anybody that knows me will tell you how much I love this little blog of mine, and how dedicated I am to it.  But sometimes there is just too much going on in Real Life to do much blogging.  You see, the Catch-22 of blogging is that the more you do that's […]

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Saturday Snapshots #38

May 16, 2009

  Someone to watch over me – Cape St Francis, South Africa, April 2009 The smell of suntan lotion.  The feeling of sand between your toes.  The sun on your back.  The sea breeze in your hair.  The sound of the Indian Ocean.  And the sight of your man going off to catch some waves.  […]

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Frittata with Gorgonzola spring greens

May 15, 2009

Ah, the omelette. Done well, it is a thing of exquisitely simple beauty – a wobbly, barely cooked blanket of eggy goodness enfolding a delicious surprise of a filling.  It’s cheap, it is easy to master, and together with a salad and a glass of wine, you need little else for an elegant and satisfyng […]

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