Bread making.

I remembered that I had some baking flour in store. I also had some Yeast. So I shook a bit of Yeast into water with sugar, eventually added flour, "that much would do,' and I let it prove. I remembered I had some olive in the fridge, and I like olive in bread, so I... Continue Reading →

Winners and losers.

If you worked really hard to win, and you were ahead in a competition, but you realised that your "competitions" had no interest in reaching the destination you aimed for and hence that was the only reason you were still "ahead," would you still be a winner? If you had a clear and measurable goal,... Continue Reading →

Flowers

I watered and fertilised my pot plasnt carefully though the winter, only to see the leaves wilt in the cold. Just before the temperature eased and the Spring came around the corner, I re-potted a few of them, and I knew that some of the pots looked ridiculously large for the plants they held. More... Continue Reading →

Whips and horses

It is not the whip that makes horses go faster. I am not, by any measure, a great rider at all however I rode track work for a couple of years, rode a number of barrier trials, and then a few official trials. I occasionally rode record time (for the particular horse, not the track... Continue Reading →

Snake whisperer

I attended a snake handler's class at work today. We were first given an 'awareness' talk, followed by handling practices. Snake handling teacher showed us the steps, and we started from the most docile snake out of all he had today. All 4 snakes were venomous. Red-bellied black, Death adder, Tiger, and Eastern brown. He... Continue Reading →

Spring magic

Out of those little seedlings that looked as though they mightn't make it, a few is sprouting now. And those ones that started lifting off the surface in the last week or so is shooting into the sky at a much faster pace compare to the ones that came alive during the winter temperature. And... Continue Reading →

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