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This docuseries has just recently come to my attention. Black As follows a group of energetic young Aboriginal men through Arnhem Land providing access and insight into Aboriginal culture and community in a remote part of Australia. Their idea was to show the outside world this amazing bush life of hunting and living off the land, … More Black As – it’s an Aussie thing
I’ve written about salt before. You’ll find random facts, types, cleaning, health and beauty, food and drink, fun stuff in this post from 2017. Whilst watching Master Chef (yes, we are MC tragics) I was intrigued when one of the contestants made her own rosemary salt. Having just recently made a herb salt, I decided … More Salt is not just salt
Well known across the world, the strains of the Last Post remind us of the cost of freedom and the courage of men at war. But what exactly is the origin of this haunting music? Truth is, there are many versions – The sound of a lone bugler playing the Last Post has become one … More The Lone Bugler
I was feeling in the mood for trying a new recipe on Sunday. The paper had a lovely sounding cake from Jamie Oliver. Ginger and Rum orange. Yum. Having sent himself to the shop for some missing ingredients, I set about getting myself organised. First, I prepared the meat and veg for a slow cook … More I filled the house with smoke!
I was inspired to make ranch dressing today. Recipe in hand I headed to the pantry and fridge. No buttermilk. Texted my neighbour. We have a steady traffic of ingredients between our houses. But no luck. She had none either. BUT she sent me a link for a buttermilk substitute! Awesome. Having made that and … More When you run out of ingredients
Ever find yourself unable to sleep? Or suffer from monkey mind? Get panicky? Fearful for no logical reason? Welcome to the world of 5 million other Aussies. Most of us at some time or another get anxious. For some it can be devastatingly debilitating. For others it is but an occasional fleeting episode. Some interesting research … More Monkey Mind?
Baby laughter is contagious, gurgly, gorgeous, cute. Raili Tanska Laugh like a baby
Did you know that Omphalophobia is the fear of belly buttons? It seems there is such a thing. People suffering from Omphalophobia are terrified of belly buttons- maybe their own. Maybe others’. Or both. I never knew that. Now we know that all humans have a belly button. Unless you were born with an umbilical … More Belly Button Weirdness