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Last week was Mr T’s birthday. He wanted it to be a low key affair, as he doesn’t like to fuss over getting another year older, but I managed to convince him otherwise and have a house party instead. “Ok” he said “ but only a few people because I want to be able to talk to everyone “. That’s easier said than done, the close family alone adds up to 16… Read More

A few weeks ago I caught up with a cruising friend, Magali, who recently relocated to Sydney after years spent overseas (sounds familiar?). Beside a love of the sea and both hailing from Europe, we share a passion for food and cooking and think nothing of discussing a particular dish for hours or planning lunches anywhere in Sydney. She is also a new mum with a 4 months old baby, which means… Read More

It’s official, we have been bitten by the protein ball bug! For years I have been resisting the appeal of these balls, bars, bites…whatever people call them. I think I could not go past the appearance of brown, knobby, sticky balls and the health food label! In my books, food must not only taste good but also LOOK good for one to want to eat it. Then we started this fitness challenge,… Read More

What difference 12 months make. May last year saw us making landfall in one of the most remote parts of the world, the Marquesas Islands, after spending over 3 weeks at sea. A time of sheer solitude and peace for us adults, it was lived as a challenge for the kids. Hot and bothered, no friends, seasickness…all Anne could think of was the prospect of her upcoming birthday, for which she begged… Read More

This post is long overdue. We have spent the last month (February) swinging between school lunch making, FebFast (total failure), birthday parties, and reunions. So cooking has been a mixture of late summer salads, pancakes, easy grilled dinners and last but not least, Asian inspired feasts in honour of Chinese New Year. Obsessed with dumplings, I have dragged Terry to numerous dumpling houses in our area in search of the best Xia… Read More

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A frequent flier's views on flying and travel

Pacific High

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mixing it up, one great recipe at a time...

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Cooking while cruising. Or making the most of what you have, wherever you are...

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Cooking while cruising. Or making the most of what you have, wherever you are...