Wednesday, 15 February 2012


I made Matt a cake for Valentine's day - Von's Almond Torte from the book Sunday's Kitchen.

A cake layer, then meringue, then almonds then custard and repeat... I googled the recipe after I made it, and realised I actually but the second cake on to the first one upsidedown. Oops. But it was delicious nonetheless.

Friday, 10 February 2012

Morning Walk

I had the pleasure of taking Boo for a long walk in the Port Hills this morning. I used to walk up Rapaki track quite often, but it was closed for some time (due to rockfall risk) after the quakes. It was a bit cold and misty, but we both had fun.

Thursday, 9 February 2012


I made some jam (plum):

I've started seeing through some New Year resolutions:

I've been taking Clem to see DIGGERS. They are everywhere. He thinks they are awesome = free entertainment.

And we have started watching the demolition of the old Park Royal hotel (more recently the Crowne Plaza):