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Autumn treats

It is a gorgeous time of year – the days shortening, but the skies still clear and the air fresh. I enjoyed the early mornings in Auburn, walking with dad first thing, and being amazed at the birds screeching everywhere (and in their enthusiasm killing the trees they sit in). 350 more words

I Was Three

I was three the first and only time I saw you. Yet I remember every single thing about you. The smell of the wood burning every evening at sunset. 92 more words


A Mid-Week Dinner - Continued

For the – probably one of you – who has been waiting for the rest of the recipes for this dinner, here at last they are. 609 more words


Roasted Sweet Potato and Fresh Fig Topped Spinach Tortillas

There’s no better way to celebrate another Meat Free Week than by posting a recipe by the men who made vegetables fashionable: Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi. 602 more words


Poetry 365 - Day 85 (I Sat In a Moorish Garden)

I sat in a Moorish garden
In the middle of the day
Stillness, peace and sunshine
And the delightful scent of Bay!

Around me water trickled… 114 more words


Goat Cheese with Pistachios and Figs in Balsamic-Maple Syrup

A sweet and savory hors d’oeuvres reminiscent of Tuscany.  The balsamic-maple reduction makes this dish special.  Place a jar of syrup on the side for extra dipping and drizzling.   139 more words


Prayer 123: Disasters with Figs

Dear God

That parable in the Book of Jeremiah about the good and bad figs is all very well and I’m sure it teaches us a great deal – but all I can think of at the moment is how… 109 more words