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A Miner Addition

No visit to the Upper Peninsula is complete without eating a pastie (pronounced “pass-tee”), a small meat pie that was first introduced by miners back in the day. 371 more words


The view from the bathroom….and more

Last night, I sat near a window watching the full moon rise over black pine trees. As I sat there, sipping a glass of wine, the flames from the furnace created a wild pattern of light on the ceiling while the moon slowly began showing her face. 671 more words

Scotch Haggis Egg & Spring Onion and Haggis, Kale & Spring Onion Roll.

Serves: 2 people            Time: 2 hours

Trying haggis out is not everyone’s cup of tea nor sounds appetising *nauseous facial expressions triggers to mind*. First acquaintances taste testing the sheep’s pluck, reminded me of eating pure sausage meat combined with a savoury nutty texture,  spiked with a pungent spiciness. 550 more words


Who ate all the pies, who ate all the pies …

Whilst I do love a good pork pie or in fact pretty much any pastry based product, I have recently started to try and perfect the tricky art of thin, crumbly pastry with an array of different creations. 226 more words

Food, Glorious Food

Pumpkin Pasties!

Potterheads of WordPress rejoice! Bake these pumpkin pasties then fill your face. 661 more words


Home Again

We’ve now been back in the UK for a few months after returning to persue career opportunities. Initially we left New Zealand with sadness, mainly due to it’s ineffable beauty and care free attitude towards life. 220 more words

Hangin' out in "Da U.P." - pt. 2

This is a continuation of my previous U.P. post, part 1.  Click here if you’d like to read it first.

Whitefish Point

We continued northward from Paradise (#3 on the map) to visit the graveyard of Lake Superior, Whitefish Point (#4). 1,256 more words

Where We Have Been