2014 – the year that was

2014 has been a strange year for us. A year of ups, a year of downs and on the whole Continue reading

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Fermentation

Yes, I’ve been back into the world of sauerkraut again, despite having a fridge full of the stuff! 😀

My top shelf in the fridge is over half full of stacked up glass jars, full of fermented carrot sticks, fermented coleslaw, straight sauerkraut (fermented cabbage) and fermented ginger and carrot too. There are several other jars of ferments in there too. My fridge looks like a chemistry fridge in high school. 😉 Continue reading

I think I’m back

Wow, it’s been ages since I disappeared off-line. Nearly a month! And no, I’ve not been without a laptop that entire time but it has taken some time to get things up and working again. Not that we’re there entirely yet either. 😦 Continue reading

Some photos from the last week or so

I finally found my iPhone cable so I can download the photos which means I have a few to share. 🙂 Continue reading

Outsourcing

I believe our society has its priorities wrong. Yep. A nice big bold statement with which to open. 😉 It’s something I’ve been trying to grapple with and understand for some time. I’ve had thoughts about some aspects of it for some time, others have come to me as I’ve written this post. But the one word that I believe I can use to describe western society is “outsource”. Continue reading

The last week and a bit

The last week has been one of the most intense in a long time. It’s been a week of sadness, of joy, learning and sharing and most importantly, a week of family. Continue reading