Neo is one lucky kelpie. Firstly he is our much loved family member who we rescued over 5 years ago, so that was his first stroke of luck. Since then he has happily accompanied us on holidays that a lot of people can only dream of. The reason he is so welcome has a lot to do with his demeanor. He is the most gentle and friendly boy and very obedient too. He rarely barks, usually only when he sees someone he knows and they’re taking too long to come and pat him.
We live well on holidays! Going away with a big group of family and friends lends itself to trying new recipes or perfecting those old favourites. On our annual beach holiday we are lucky enough to catch a variety of seafood and every little thing we keep is put to good use. Between a few camps we pitch in and help each other to create some pretty special dishes in my opinion. Here are a few we love. You’ll notice there are no specific quantities mentioned and that’s because it’s pretty much a guess or done by feel and taste when on holidays.
My holiday reading collection was a very eclectic assortment of books and magazines, mostly birthday and Christmas gifts from family who know me well. At first glance you would think that the books are extremely diverse in topic but uncannily I found a distinct common thread through all of them. See if you can pick the coincidental theme.
This weekend puts a nice fullstop at the end of summer holidays as it’s the Australia Day Long Weekend. It’s like the last blast of squeezing everything quintessential and fun in the way of Aussie pastimes, into one weekend.
The town of Moonta in South Australia has a rich history as a copper boom town, dating back to 1861 when it was first discovered. Cornish miners were already in South Australia working at other sites and were recruited from the South Australian towns of Burra and Kapunda and also from the Victorian goldfields and from Cornwall in England.
Yorke Peninsula is only a few hours north west of Adelaide and is well known for its bountiful seafood. The best part is anyone can try their luck at catching something. Whether you prefer to be land based, a jetty fisher or a boatie, you too can enjoy the seafood options. Continue reading