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Maewyn Succat

in lieu
of four leaf clover
make do
with lichen and ice


Instant Bathroom Update

I LOVE to paint! I just think it’s so amazing what a difference a couple of quarts of paint can make to refresh a tired space. 437 more words


March blows in

I got out today for a decent walk around my end of Lowell. It was slushy, and difficult in spots to navigate, but I was out. 262 more words

Photographic Musings

A House to Live in

In 1956 Dad managed to buy a tiny three-room cottage from Dick Brooks, the builder he was working for. Mr Brooks had built the cottage in 1948 when he had arrived in Australia from England. 863 more words


A certain style

Yesterday’s lunch was a prime example of hash cooking. Hash cooking? It is, at heart, using-up-leftovers and making do. These are meals that perhaps would be perfection with another ingredient, but you make an agreeable substitute with foodstuffs you already have. 167 more words

Gluten Free

Kitchen Shuffle

Last time I showed you around the kitchen, it looked like this:

You might recall that I was ambivalent about the usefulness of the little countertop there by the pantry, and I’m not sure if I mentioned it, but we’ve been irritated by the corner where the fridge and dishwasher live since we first set foot in this place. 550 more words