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Homemade Yoghurt

Some of you may have the impression that this is a ‘Vegan’ blog (not sure why I put that in inverted commas) however while I share a lot of vegan recipes these are relatively new for the blog, as is our journey with our son into his preferred eating style.  515 more words

Becoming Healthy

Garage Project Mutiny on the Bounty

Brewery: Garage Project
Country: New Zealand
ABV: 11.2%
Style: Foreign / Export Stout
Other Notes: South Pacific Export Stout

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Come on a journey below the 45th parallel. 189 more words


Does it ever feel like life is just too much effort?

All the decisions, the choices, the worries that can plague your mind about things that haven’t even happened yet.

The regrets about things you may have said or done in the past. 1,143 more words

New Zealand

Travel: Leaving New Zealand (again) - Returning to Europe; albeit with some hesitance

Last year I found myself working on a farm in Germany for several months. As the seasons changed from Autumn to Winter, I felt the draw to return home – to see family and friends that hadn’t seen in nearly three years, and attend a friends wedding. 995 more words


Yasu Highlights

For those of you that don’t know, Yasu was my upstairs neighbour when I lived in rural Japan. However, we never actually spoke to each other  – I didn’t know she existed, and she was too shy to approach me – you know, scary foreigner alert. 160 more words


The Power of Poetry

I haven’t been writing much recently. But when I take some time out, to appreciate my surroundings, to listen to the world around me – I turn to poetry. 546 more words

New Zealand

8 Wired A Fistful Of Cherries

Brewery: 8 Wired Brewing Co.
Country: New Zealand
ABV: 6.7%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: Sour Ale with Marlborough Cherries aged in wine barrels. 2016 vintage… 161 more words