Xmas Ham to the Rescue!

Did you manage to read through the lines? Off to the supermarket we went, where surprisingly, there was still joints of meat available

Almeria -Land of Fantastic Food

Also, holy crap, there about 5 litres of Sangria to go through.  Courtesy of Jenny’s Dad.  As well as rows and rows of San Miguel, and Mahou beer.

Traditional Easter food…

And I’m pretty sure those boiled eggs got turned into potato salad.  Complete with paint that bled through the cracks of the egg shells.

The Circle of Life

Nants ingonyama bagithi baba  Sithi uhhmm ingonyama – Circle of Life   Happy Birthday Mum. Every now and again you actually have to take stock of how time does go forward. It is to be mum’s 70th birthday!  But from the way she looks and acts you would not put her a shade over 50!…

Christmas Is Here, Bringing Good Cheer

Carol of the Bells is quite probably my favourite Christmas Carol. In particular, this version.   In a small time of reflection, I ended up thinking about how my attitude to Christmas has changed over the years. From being a kid and competing with my little sister as to who had a bigger line of…

Xmas, and Shopping, and Gifts! Oh My!

Chocolate! Now that I have your attention. Chocolate has now accounted for about 40% of the presents I am giving this year.  And when did chocolate get so expensive?  Or so intricate?  Chocolate Lindt Easter Bunnies this ain’t! I should mention the chocolate from the guys and girls at The Amazing Chocolate Workshop is, well,…