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Summer holidays are coming to an end. School starts again tomorrow and I am slowly getting my head around resuming the “back to school” routine: alarm clock set for 6.30am-check, new school stationery-check, uniforms washed and ready-check, school shoes polished- not quite I am leaving it to the kids, lunches organised-working on it… To be honest, we are still in a holiday mood and are stretching the feeling to the very end:… Read More

In Australia, summer starts on Dec 1 and we were lucky enough to spend our first summer weekend on the boat, cruising around the Sydney Harbour. I say lucky because the opportunity doesn’t present itself that often, as we live a few hours away by boat. But this time, the boat had been in the city all week for maintenance, and being launched back in the water on a Friday, we thought… Read More

Summer is just around the corner and boy can we feel it. As I write, Sydney is sweltering in 35 deg C, the kids have been coming home with warnings that if the temperature reaches 42 deg C, schools will close (wishful thinking from their part!), even our fitness schedule has been brought forward to 6am to stay out of the heat… Needless to say that cooking has been non-existent for the… Read More

One of the advantages of being back on land (nearly 1 year now!) is the availability of fresh produce. While I did enjoy the challenge of adapting to local supplies and treated every trip to the market as an adventure, there is a certain sense of comfort coming with weekly visits to our familiar grocery store. My favourite fruit and vegetable store is located in the market place on the lower level… Read More

Have you ever cooked a dish with ingredients you know other people in your house/boat/camping party don’t like/won’t eat so you go ahead with it in a very selfish “more-for-me” kind of way? I did last night. It was not out of nastiness, quite the contrary. You see, we have been on this Fitness Challenge for a few weeks now (all good, thanks for asking) and with 6 people sharing the cooking,… Read More

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