Category Archives: My home

Pantomania!

Well, the 2019 Capolettes Christmas panto-skit The Adventures of Snow White was a big hit with its (admittedly easy to please) audience on Tuesday, December 17 – despite the usual shambolic dress rehearsal the night before. Alas, I don’t yet … Continue reading

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Poets honour our own Poet Laureate

  We said farewell to Raymond Curtis a few weeks back but last Monday night the poets and poetry lovers of Tamborine Mountain bid their own special hail and farewell to the man who had been an inspiration to so … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Well it’s been a very pleasant Festive Season with heaps of activities – singing, acting, partying – leading up to a quiet family Christmas lunch and culminating in one of the best New Year’s Eves I’ve had in many an … Continue reading

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The baton and the fire!

Well April 1 2018 was a great day for those of us lucky enough to live on Tamborine Mountain.  The community turned out in force to welcome the Queen’s baton relay, the end of a worldwide and then Australia-wide journey … Continue reading

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An old-fashioned wedding

It’s more than 30 years since I’ve been to a wedding and a very long time indeed since I’ve been to an old-fashioned one – in a church, with the old vows and trappings. Today our neighbours Barbara and John … Continue reading

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Delicious and easy left over pork recipe

I love inventing new food ideas instead of just slavishly following recipes.  Once you’ve spent years doing the hard yards in learning the basics of how to bake and make and blend flavours skilfully you are free to do just … Continue reading

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Sandy shimmers into her sixties!

  It was 1001 nights rolled into one when mega-creative friend Sandy Baillie turned 60 in splendid style last night! Almost everyone present obeyed Sultana Sandy’s command to come in Middle Eastern dress and so most of us did – … Continue reading

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