Monthly Archives: October 2012

Glen’s Getaway

As fate would have it, my dear friend Jess Glen came up for the weekend of G. There was talk of feasts of G foods finished with gingerbread, but in the end timing just didn’t allow. Instead dress up boat parties (going as a balaclava wearing punk from Pussy Riot results in people thinking you […]

‘Songs from our Youth’

I know. This is late. It is already Wednesday night and there has been no F post for last week. But here I am! Full of Fun Filled Fantastic Fabulousness (yes I have been teaching alliteration as part of a poetry unit this week at school). I blame the long weekend for my tardiness. Ollie […]

The Good Egg

The end of the school holidays are upon me, my marking is all done (finally!) and I had Nicole up in Auckland for the weekend. We celebrated with Ollie and his father at Al Brown’s Depot on Friday night, Nicole and I were a little surprised to find the two of them had already polished […]

Holidays and Home

Home in Wellington with one of the best cooks I know, my D ingredient is dates. These date scones are care of my mother and based on the Deluxe recipe, one of my favourite cafés in Wellington. Date Scones 4 cups of flour 4 tsp baking powder 1 can of sprite 300ml cream Zest of half an […]