Posts tagged ‘travel’

It’s a brand new year!

Well hello there! Hello to 2013. Hello to new resolutions. Hello to reinvigorated motivation and a feeling of excitement. I have the feeling that this year is going to be a great one! It’s been a while since we last spoke. So I’m going to fill you in on the biggest change that has happened in the world of My favourite fruits since then and some insights garnered in 2012.

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Continue Reading January 3, 2013 at 1:43 am Leave a comment

Barossa Valley tour, January 2011, part 1(a)

What a few days we’ve had! We’ve just recently got home and I’m writing this post, flopped on the couch in Sydney, following a really fantastic few days in the Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills and Adelaide. I’ve got so much to tell you, but will try to do in brief – an overview follows. This post is the first in a series of three about the trip which I’ll publish this week.

Continue Reading January 30, 2011 at 5:55 am Leave a comment

Recon blog.. 1st post-Greece post: off to the Royal Olympic in Athens!

Well I promised…

So you know how I said I’d start weaving posts from our 2010 O/S travels in with new posts? Well – since I’m waiting for a super delish mango-lime ice cream to freeze, I’ve decided to publish the blog that should have gone up on 28 July last year, when Mr L and I travelled from London to Athens for a mind blowing night, sitting behind the Temple of Zeus (OMG!) and looking up to the Parthenon from our balcony (really!); eating amazing Greek food and catching up with wonderful old friends. So here we go…

Continue Reading January 15, 2011 at 3:48 pm 1 comment

Qantas goodness, part II

This (very quick) post is a follow up to the post from a couple of weeks ago named “A nod to finer Qantas moments.” This afternoon I flew back to Sydney from Brisbane and the afternoon snack was a packet of Carman’s Savoury Mixed Blend. I spent some time trying to determine whether this product is wheat or gluten free. I’m still unsure, but I think it’s free of wheat since it’s not pointed out on the ingredients list. In any case, I gave Carman’s Savoury Mixed Blend a burl and can confirm that I rate it. Except for the fact that there are no sultanas, the mix reminds me very much of Bhuja mix – a favourite of mine and a particularly good friend to an icy cold beer.

Continue Reading April 23, 2010 at 10:33 am Leave a comment


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