It’s raining. So this is our day
I swear I am getting lazier by the day.
I finally realised just last week that the family do not look for -nor require- a 3 course evening meal daily. Baby-G is excellently provided for at school with a daily hot lunch plus salad plus pudding. H-G sorts himself out through the day, and my new workplace has a microwave and so I can heat up leftovers with abandon.
So, simple suppers are the go. Last week I ‘cooked’ baked beans on toasted English muffins. Then I cooked scrambled eggs on English muffins. Then we went out for dinner.
Tonight I ‘assembled’ rather than cooked. Pasta bake. Cooked pasta. Cooked broccoli. Added cheese sauce and grated cheese. Grilled in oven while reading B-G’s homework and sipping tea. The dish once in the oven took the exact length of time as ‘The Archers’ on Radio 4 (14 minutes).
Eat. Watch Big Bang Theory. Bed.
Bring it on Tuesday.
What can be better than sitting in the autumn sun with a Pimms, a magazine and a cat?
And this is what happens when you let an 8 Year old loose with the camera…. he points it towards the sky
Breakfast this morning at the legendary Eegons
Vegan fry-up. Fried bread, veggie sausages, beans and tomatoes.Bliss.
Friday night dinner
Pretty much every wilting veg left in the fridge……lentil and radish salad (nicer than it sounds); asparagus, sweet potato and corn and for Baby-G
Tomatoes, asparagus, Baked potatoes and corn
Saturday night supper- sweet and sour tofu. Praise be jarred sauce.
And final kitty-pic of the day
George and I have been friends for 20 years. I am honoured to call her my friend. Throughout all the time I have known her she has been committed to her art. and a funny, insightful, bloody brilliant person to boot.
1. Please tell us where you are from and how you got to where you are today?
I started out planning to be a film maker and realized I prefer working alone rather than waiting around for others to get their part of the job done. I had to do still photography as part of my course at university and realized I enjoyed it more because you can just get on with it. I am from Australia and I am answering your questions in Iceland about work I did in Russia. I have always taken photographs and I consider being an artist to be my main job but I have always had to have a real job at the same time. I eventually trained as a teacher, partly so I could travel – I moved to London (where lots of Aussies are teachers) so I could try to see more…
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Post dinner stroll around Northwood House and Park.
St Marys Church
The War Memorial
The Ice House- pre refrigeration days stately homes would build an underground Ice House
Then home through the graveyard at dusk.