Mojito: mint, lime, soda, white rum, sugar. Summer in liquid form.
All the branding and marketing experts would probably say that under no circumstances should I tell you that I was gardening in my underwear today. I’m going to ignore them. It’s summer in Australia – the weather is hot and so am I. The plant needs watering and the tomatoes need tying up, so I… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #234: Gardening in underwear
The clouds rolled in last night and this morning I awoke to the sound of rain on the roof. A very welcome change from the heat and quite special given the inferno to the east. The sunset this evening was particularly rosy and beautiful, in that eerie way that a smokey sky creates.
It shouldn’t make me happy that a bottle leaked in my delivery today, but I do like a mystery. Feeling the soggy cardboard, I expected to find a broken bottle, but found that all the bottles were intact. There was no sign of damage, not even to the foil on the sparkling tops, yet one… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #210: Wine Mysteries
How I love finding the first cherries of the season on offer in the fruit shop. I can’t resist their shiny burgundy skin, beckoning me to savour the juicy, sweet flesh. Today was that special day, heralding the start of summer and all the fruitful excess of mangoes, peaches, nectarines, figs, plums, berries, and melons.