Coincidence?

So strange that this quote is at the beginning of this book being read during Australia’s push to get everyone vaccinated and AstraZenta is a hot topic during COVID.  The book was first published in 2003. This is the fifth novel in the China Thrillers series. “A top Chinese swimmer kills himself on the eve…

Metung Hot Springs

A long time between drinks! Again it has been a while since I have been on WordPress and I now have at last got the urge to do a post. I recently went for what used to be my regular morning walk but since COVID has happened the walks have been few and far between. …

Lots of book reading in lockdown

If you look at my Book Challenges Page for 2021 you will see that August has been a month of very serious reading.  I don’t think I have read so many books in a month before.  Here is just one of August’s reads. A new author I have discovered is Matt Nable.  One of my…

Started a new project

Even though I have several projects that are on-going I have started a new one. When we were not in lockdown, as part of rural Victoria, we visited my sister-in-law who lives about an hour away from us.  She was delighted to show me she had just finished a project she had started some 21…

My finished Tour de France knitting

It seems ages since the Tour de France was happening as now I am waiting patiently for the start of the Vuelta Espana which is only a few more days away. My knitting during the Tour was finished before the Tour finished as the yarn was knitted on large sized needles. The wool is very…

Pasta making

I have got into the habit again of making our own pasta.  I used to make it but stopped when it was only the two of us at home.  The last time our elder daughter and family were staying with us we made pasta and that got me back into the groove. We bought this…