And so to address Side View’s weekend theme … I can’t say much about sticky-tape; only that it is an item that mysteriously disappears in our house. Some black hole swallows it up, along with pens, socks and hairclips.
String I have, an essential kitchen item; handy for tying a bouquet garni and stuffed roasts.
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them:
Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!
Oliver Wendell Holmes
OK, I’ll admit I’m floundering on this theme, so allow me to string you along with a bit of eye candy:
Everybody in the foodie world is playing with asparagus at the moment; or those of us in the southern hemisphere are. I’m rather envious of my friends Tandy and Amanda, who are boasting shamelessly of their abundance of scallops. I went off on a quest to find some at the local fisheries yesterday, and came home with a very pricey pack of Norwegian smoked salmon / R90 for 200g. Still, a good supper and I’ve just been told by Old Spouse that he feels great this morning, thanks to the healthy meal.
I’ve developed a guilty little secret in the past week; I’ve become addicted to online shopping! A griddle pan was not essential, but oh! what fun I am having with it!
And finally, the October “Diski Ear Update”; alas! I can’t report any progress:
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