Pickling Gherkins

Wash the cucumbers, remove stems and fit them into the sterilised jars. Add the onion rings, dill, carrots, cucumber slices and spices to the cucumbers. Bring the vinegar, water, salt and sugar to the boil. Pour the hot brine into the jars of cucumber and spices then seal immediately. Put the jars into a large […]

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Mt Vic View

As the year winds to a close, we often experience fairly changeable weather around the Christmas/New Year time. Aside from a few drops of rain, we have been pretty lucky so far. Taking a trip to Devonport,we ventured up Mt Victoria to see the view.

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Morning Tea at Work

Shot on my iPod touch, we had a great Christmas morning tea at work the other day in celebration of the season, and closing of year for some staff. My workplace does not actually close down at all, but I’m now off away on leave. Feels like I have not had a break this year. […]

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