SCONES AND ANCESTRAL MEMORIES

I had a container of buttermilk in the fridge which means “scones” in our household.  I think scones are an excellent and quick baking item that always brings pleasure at the tea table in these times when there is so much  over priced, pre-prepared foods and bakery items available in the big supermarkets.  A shame… Continue reading SCONES AND ANCESTRAL MEMORIES

“WAKING UP” FROM ANOTHER CREATIVE BLUR

I have come to a major self analysis revelation this year with regards to the centrality of colour, form and texture in my life.  I have emerged at the end of this month, wondering where my days have gone and  I am genuinely surprised that today is 28th September.  Where has the month gone?  I look at… Continue reading “WAKING UP” FROM ANOTHER CREATIVE BLUR

“A GARDENER’S SUNDAY LUNCH”

I know the buzzword for the past few years has been food miles – the distance between the food that is grown and essentially our plate.  As a gardener, I can add a new dimension to this concept because since moving back to our home state, I have started vegetable gardening again.  There is something… Continue reading “A GARDENER’S SUNDAY LUNCH”