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Mindful, heart intact and a bit of cucumber

Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe award speech attracted a lot of attention for the clear message from it.  I’m not going to linger on that, but rather her departing comment that caught my attention:  “Take your broken heart and make it into art.” 1,239 more words

Seasonal Cooking | Easy Cold Soups in Summer

The hot weather continues in Adelaide with stunning sunrises and sunsets. Cold soups are perfect, and I have stumbled across a great way to prepare them quickly and easily. 362 more words


Chilled Beetroot Soup

A glorious and colourful start to a meal. Royal red beetroot transformed into a soup. I had fennel flowers sitting on the kitchen bench so these went into the soup as well, with some plain yoghurt. 186 more words


Riots of reds, festivals and feathers

It has been a somewhat riotous time in South Africa over the last few months.  Funny how, 1976, 1986 and now 2016 are all memorable because of riots – about education.  587 more words

Fabulous Fabric Of Life



Process 4 cups roughly chopped green tomatoes (I like to use zebra), one cup peeled, chopped cucumber, 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar, one teaspoon kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, and 2 slices white bread in a blender until smooth.   37 more words



Another one of my all time favorite summer recipes. And even though we have oficially entered the season of fall, it continues to be hot here in L.A. 268 more words


Cold Cucumber Soup

Since the girls started school, it feels like a whirlwind of nonstop activity! It seems as though I am even more time challenged than ever before. 207 more words