An Argument for Duck Eggs

The highlight of our Saturday morning is going to the Albany Farmer’s Market to buy duck eggs. I didn’t think I would be writing today’s blog about eggs, but, well, sometimes if there is no looming personal subject or event … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence – Quarantine Diaries, Episode 3b: Pursuit of Pie, Part 2: Why does it never look anything like the picture in the recipe?

 Continuing from the Holmes pastiche – Okay so I tripped over a recipe – this one – https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/cinnamon-sugar-apple-pie/ – and I got sufficiently intrigued to print it out and make a decision to make it. You know, sometime. Well no … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence – Quarantine Diaries, Episode 3a: Pursuit of Pie, Part 1: The Case of the Recused Rolling Pin

“Holmes…” “Yes,, my dear Watson?” “Did you move the rolling pin?” “The rolling pin, Watson? We have such an object?” “Yes, indeed, Holmes! Every well equipped kitchen has one. It is instrumental in baking a pie.” “Are you baking a … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in Australia

The Arts have been suffering under our marvellous Coalition government for a long time. Until now, literature copped the biggest hiding, but now, small companies in other sectors are joining us and we really don’t want company in starving in … Continue reading

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