Category Archives: food

Exploration

[cranberry-fig sourdough, made by my daughter, daiskmeliadorn] I ate this delicious bread for breakfast this morning and enjoyed it enormously, savouring every single mouthful. It yielded a whole variety of wonderful textures and delicious flavours while I read my book about a father-son relationship and drank … Continue reading

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Shriven

It’s that time of the year again. chocolate-banana vegan pancake, Shrove Tuesday 2017 I like the idea of Lent, of spending a period focusing on something different from your ‘normal’ life in the hope that you emerge somehow as a … Continue reading

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Critical measurements

I’m the sort of person who likes to quantify, measure and record the data for future reference. Perhaps I’m a little obsessive. Here are two graphs of aspects of my health which show trends in opposite directions, but which are … Continue reading

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adventures

Daiskmeliadorn is heading off to New York today for a three week ‘investigative’ holiday. So yesterday we had the perfect excuse to get together for vegan muffins at Mecca Ultimo. vegan muffins with dasikmeliadorn at Mecca Ultimo As usual for … Continue reading

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countdown

[if I can see through it, I can drink it] I’m definitely counting down the hours. Tomorrow I am scheduled for a radical robotic prostatectomy at the Sydney Adventist Hospital. I stopped eating yesterday, and today I am allowed to … Continue reading

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Not fair

A few years ago my sister died, aged only 60. Then, a couple of years later, her husband died, aged 61. Now, my brother’s ex-wife has died, aged in her 50s. In contradistinction, it seems as though my mother is … Continue reading

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A very good morning

It was a cool early winter morning, just after sunrise, as I walked up King Street, Newtown.   [King Street, Newtown.]   I was meeting daiskmeliadorn for breakfast in here, Handcraft Specialty Coffee. Neither of us had been here before, … Continue reading

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