As an Australian, Halloween is nowhere near as big an event as it is in the U.S, but man I wish it was. What I would give to be able to travel over to celebrate Halloween in America. I reckon it would be an absolute blast! Fingers crossed that I'll get to do it one of these days.
- Third Place in Coming of Age Challenge
I Partied Like it was 1999...until I Couldn't
Some of what I’m about to share is not my memory, but what has been pieced together with what I’ve been told by those who were there; I don’t actually remember some of it.
Tolkien Got Me into Reading
The first time I came across, ‘The Lord of the Rings’, it wasn’t the book(s), but Ralph Bakshi’s 1978 (incomplete) animated film, and it scared the absolute bejesus out of me.
Where the Peace is
It’s waking on a Sunday as the sun comes up, still rugged up, lying in bed in silence. The distant sound of birds chirping softly,
As we switch on, we LOGIN and scroll through nothing, killing the time, like or react, but with no interaction, on social, but not social, with no satisfaction,
Persian Style Fetta
Persian style fetta is a drained curd, fresh cheese. Unlike Greek style fetta, Persian fetta is softer, creamier and lower in salt.
“I want you to take a slow, deep breath in, counting down from 6,… 5,… 4,… 3,… 2,… 1, then slowly exhaling as deep down as you can go, counting down from 6,… 5,… 4,… 3,… 2,… 1, and again...”
My guess is that if you love cheese of any kind, mozzarella is one that will always be on the list as a favourite. What's not to love about it? It's great to have in a salad, a sandwich, or as part of almost any meal that you can think of, really; and let's not forget the best way - melted as a topping on a pizza. Seriously, the more on a pizza, the better; all gooey and delicious, the melted strings of cheesy goodness as you pick up a slice - drool, drool.....sorry, I forgot what I was talking about for a second. Where was I?