Some work in the sewing room.

I finally have got round to doing some framing work.  I have lots of bits and pieces in the shed/studio/sewing room which need to be used.  I have been putting off a few projects as I have been busy in the garden because things are growing so quickly with the amount of rain we have…

Mango Chutney again.

We were about to head off to Canberra to visit our younger daughter and son and I realised I needed to make some mango chutney to take with us.  The chutney is a favourite with our eldest granddaughter. I have written about it in a previous blog post. I used some of my frozen mangoes…

The darkest purple

I have posted about my favourite iris in previous years so here is this years. I love the darkness of the purple.

A solitary beetroot

I was weeding the vegetable patch and realised that we still had one beetroot left over from our beetroot harvest many weeks ago.  I thought it would be useless to make pickle for one beetroot and then I remembered I had seen a recipe on the internet for beetroot brownies.  I seemed to remember that…

Masks made a while ago

These masks were made for our family in Melbourne, just before the children were due to return to school and mask wearing was compulsory. The masks can be fitted and the ties knotted and excess cut off before hiding the knot in the casing. Not sure how long masks will be compulsory indoors. All made…