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February Update

So, here’s a little post to catch up on February.  I know, I know, it’s almost the end of March and here I am posting about what happened like 50 days ago, but February was a little busier than most months… and then I came down with an antibiotic resistant Facegrabber strain of some bacteria that’s taken up residency in my throat since about 5 weeks ago.   1,578 more words

Travel / Reise

Carnivale :)

Sunday came around and it was time to head for the marina at Bas Du Fort, for another engine service. We also needed to attend to a leaking sail drive gasket and a genset that was losing sea water in the skimmer box. 237 more words


The show that ended too soon

T.V……We all love it.  Finding a show, by coincidence, and immediately becoming entangled in its plot  That just happened to me as I searched through my Roku device.   82 more words

Paradise on a Plate

THE Moreton Bay bugs are swimming in it, but for once, it’s not the Pacific Ocean to which I am referring. Rather, I’m dining at Australia’s Number One Seafood Restaurant, 2 Fish Restaurant Port Douglas, where plump bug tails are floating in a sea of Penang curry sauce, pumpkin, spinach, green beans, lychee and coriander. 720 more words


Postcardia-cum-Poetica #20

Back to beautiful weird stuff this week. Postcard is James Jean’s ‘Beauty Kill’.

Cut Up Poetry

Planes, Trains & Autos. And a boat. And a bus. Venice.

Venice, Italy


I was supposed to go to London for fashion week. But I can’t seem to say “no” to beer, brats and bread. Actually, I’m gluten free – like the trendy hipster I am – so more likely it’s wine, veal sausages and Italian olive oil. 906 more words

all at once.

“mardi gras is the love of life.

it is the harmonic convergence of our food, our music, our creativity,

our eccentricity, our neighborhoods, and our joy of living. 8 more words