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USA, Minnesota, St. Paul - Mojo Monkey

My wife had business in St. Paul and I tagged along as she had to stay over the weekend. We made a day of searching out interesting places and appetizing food. 76 more words


A London Cake Maker Made A Fully Edible Garden That's Straight Out Of Willy Wonka

Do you remember the scene in Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory — Gene Wilder, version of course — where Charlie and the crew got to eat every square inch of the chocolate factory garden? 195 more words

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The Temptation of Saint Anthony - Part Two

Gray reaches his desert town forty eight hours after he first lands in America. There are stories to relate, but none of them really significant. His conversation with two salesman in a bar in Chicago O’Hare airport about tractor parts. 1,202 more words


Rainbow Swiss Roll, filled with whipped cream

This Swiss Roll is incredible simple to make and uses just 3 ingredients. The simplicity of the filling also makes the entire process interesting. If you love to bake with kids, try this recipe, the rainbow effect will have them thrilled and they will love devouring the resulting delightful delicious treat… 247 more words

Rainbow Swiss Roll

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If you were alone in the desert, what would you do?


Pavlova with pomegranate and clementines

A little while ago I made my first meringue and pavlova. They are normally made with red fruits but I made one with clementines and pomegranate.  483 more words

Clementines And Pomegranate

Book review: Sand Swimmers, by Narelle Oliver

Oliver, Narelle. Sand Swimmers: The Secret Life of Australia’s Desert Wilderness. Candlewick. 1999, 2015. $16.99. unp. 978-0-7636-6761-0. Ages 5-8:

Dead Heart, a desert in central Australia, looks as if there is no life present, but the author, who has explored the area, knows differently. 210 more words

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