Beef brisket

Beef brisket

The new owners of our local butchery are the lovely Matt and Chelsie. Chatting the other day, we agreed it can be tricky to cook a less-familiar cut of meat, so they are providing the meat and I am providing the expertise… starting with beef brisket. It’s a meat...
Finding time for yourself as a parent

Finding time for yourself as a parent

I’ve recently got a job writing for Natural Parent Magazine. Thinking back on when my son was a pre-schooler has been great fun (and a bit nostalgic!) Here’s the first of the articles I’ve written, which I hope you enjoy. Having young children is...
Coromandel Arts Tour

Coromandel Arts Tour

Te Kouma — recent painting The Arts Tour is coming up again… I’ve been involved in the Coromandel Arts Tour since 2006. I was part of the group of artists who came together with the vision for an artists’ studio tour — this is what I wrote at the...
Make your own shoe deodoriser

Make your own shoe deodoriser

Give those trainers a refresh… by making your own shoe deodoriser! Use baking soda to take away the smell; cornstarch to take away extra moisture and add a few drops of essential oil to add a nice smell. Ingredients 1⁄2 cup baking soda 1⁄2 cup cornflour few...

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