Month: April 2017

It’s Anzac Day here In Australia and New Zealand

Welcome back, April 25 is Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand. For those of you not from these parts, ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. During World War 1 the Anzacs fought together at Gallipoli in a doomed attempt to take a peninsula in the...

Easter Time is Family Time

Welcome back,I hope you all had a Happy Easter. Easter is family time for us. My partner, Adrian, and I live south of Perth, Western Australia, a couple of hours south of our kids. So we don’t get to see them and the grandkids as often as we would...

It’s Easter So It’s Time For Hot Cross Buns

Welcome back, and a Happy Easter to you all. It’s been a busy week here. My mother took a tumble and ended up in hospital. So I’ve been shuttling to and from the hospital sorting out things for her and making sure she’s ok. Like so many people, my...

Did you know someone is working on a vaccine for Celiac Disease?

Welcome back. Did you know someone was working on a vaccine for Celiac Disease? If you didn’t – well neither did I until today. Maybe, like me, you have mixed feelings about a vaccine. I have absolutely no objections to vaccinations. They have saved millions of lives around the...

Winter is coming so it’s time for soup

Welcome back. Here is Australia, Winter is coming. So far it’s just a hint in the air. Mornings are chilly and there’s dew on the plants in my garden. It’s only just Autumn, but we have had a very mild summer here on the west coast and it looks...