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Return of the Black-eyed Susan

She had returned once again:

That Black-eyed Susan, my friend.

Resting in the tall, wild grass;

Lemon beauty lass.

Every summer

I watch for her; her simple… 193 more words

Becky G

Farmer's Market

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Weekends call for going in search of places to kick back; where the coffee is strong and the soul and stomach are both satisfied – like a country market with freshly picked produce, just-baked bread and interesting artisanal craft.  339 more words


Adventures in Food Photography

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I’ve been remiss lately with updating my blog but for good reason.  First, it’s ‘flu season here down under so sadly I was confined to my bed for a few days.  534 more words


Long ago i had the wish to see
The majesty of this bird so free
Famous for its courtship dance
So when I actually had a glance… 86 more words


Crème de Cassis and Eton Mess

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A favourite destination of mine is the pretty fishing village of Cassis in France. Its colourful palette of quay-side boats, bars and cafes is enchanting, as too is the Chateau du Cassis that sits high on a hill overlooking the sea.  450 more words


Japan Day in Auckland

Since I started blogging my partner and I seem to be getting out and about a lot more.  It’s a great way for us to experience art, music and the events of ethnic groups that make up our multi-cultural city.  410 more words


Fine Dining in the Hawke's Bay!

Those who travel invariably love to experience the cuisine from the region or country they visit, and my partner and I were no exception when we recently stayed in the Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. 614 more words