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Category Archives: organic

Calamity in the Hive 

Keeping bees is a challenge. The bees themselves need to be respected and supported. The bee keeper needs to be conscientious and aware of their needs. The weather plays a … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · 11 Comments

Food as art and conscience

fruday night in Amsterdam. A special treat for our vegetarian interest.  A five course meal with a theme of water. Food to make you think.  De culinaire Werkplats has been in … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · 4 Comments

Diverse achievements: Part 1

a year ago I stopped drinking cow’s milk and eating yogurt. I hoped to improve the congestion problems I had. It was impeding my scuba diving and whenever I got … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 17 Comments

Parabens and #cancer

Sadness theory had this really useful post about the negative chemicals in some beauty products. It has good information. Parabens and #cancer.

August 15, 2014 · 6 Comments

Foodie Friday: Veggie Treats!

It’s a specific vegetarian dilemma when you go our to eat. It’s a bit of a lottery. And it can be expensive. Often restaurants don’t seem to try hard enough … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 7 Comments

Food glorious Food!

Gotta dig Gotta hoe Gotta build Gotta sow! So it’s been cold rainy and miserable for far too long. Trying to keep inspired for the garden is hard. There’s lots … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 9 Comments


The days are getting longer. It’s not as dark when I leave the house in the mornings. This means only one thing. It’s egg time. Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · 11 Comments

Stormy weather…

The best laid plans………..of mice and men” involve exciting winter work on the vegetable garden. Only to wake up to grisly rain and a wind that will get in the … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Real men do make … quiche

So one thing I rarely do is cook. There’s so many other things taking up my time. But fortunately there’s a talented cook in the house. So then there’s this: … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · 13 Comments

Parcel of Promise

There’s something about parcels. Brown cardboard boxes. They look inconspicuous but who knows what can be inside. This one is special. It’s not very big. But it contains much promise. … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 8 Comments

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