Ramblings from a Self-Confessed Recluse

At the very best of times, I am a self-confessed recluse. When Mrs PP asked me what are some of the things I miss after being 'in Lockdown', I could truthfully answer with "Not much." But here's the background story to that brief answer. Over the years since our Little Fellas have been around I … Continue reading Ramblings from a Self-Confessed Recluse

Petit Paradis – Soup de Jour – Miso

Well, I guess there are a hundred different versions of miso. This one was made from a stock of vegetable scraps and some bones from dinner. Carrots and celery chopped finely. Perhaps the last of the celery that we will see for a while given the incredible price hike it has received recently. I have … Continue reading Petit Paradis – Soup de Jour – Miso

The Last of March

The rains have come and I am grateful. Mostly because the days are sunny and delightfully warm and those overnight showers or early morning drops are ideal for the young seedlings and newly planted trees. I have also been re-potting some of the trees and they are liking this extra fresh water. It is also … Continue reading The Last of March

A Matter of Distance & Why it Matters

As told in a previous post, we are now home schooling our boys. So when I'm tasked to teach about distance and measurement I take the opportunity to make it real. I have been designing and building our chicken yard recently and in the eleventh hour I made an alteration to the design as you … Continue reading A Matter of Distance & Why it Matters