Monthly Archives: April 2010

Italian for “the”

This isn’t as simple as it sounds – there are eight words, or ways to say the in Italian. Here goes – il, la, l’, lo, gli, le and i (am I one short here? better find it) – so … Continue reading

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A kind moment

Last week at work I was kind to a man on the phone.    You don’t normally think about it that much.   I had time, I talked with him about eggplants, aubergines, and my favourite eggplant recipe – ratatoullie – gave … Continue reading

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Ali in Concert

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Venice of the north

A little bit of Italy in Central Queensland.  Gracemere Lake instead of the Grand Canal – but what fun! The invitation read ‘decadence’ and that’s what it was all about – my friend turning 50, her sister 60 and her … Continue reading

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My treasure

In 1991 I was blessed with this amazing girl.   In the 19 years that I have shared my life with her I have learnt so much – patience, unconditional love, pride and just how frustrated I can get. I think … Continue reading

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