The Stuff of Inspiration – Tasmanian pure honey and pepperberries

This + this + this = what? Today's little adventure in the kitchen. On our way back from the north of the state recently, we called in at a place called The Conservatory, at Sassafras. I'd known this place since I was a child, driven past it innumerable times. ("A place for plants" my parents … Continue reading The Stuff of Inspiration – Tasmanian pure honey and pepperberries


Power-less at Molesworth – no problem!

No power here this morning. Missed, that is didn't receive, the memo to inform us that this was going to happen. Apparently we will be power-less until 3.30pm. It's very cold and foggy outside, swirling right up around the front verandah, but no problem in the house - Hester has the kettle on the boil … Continue reading Power-less at Molesworth – no problem!

The Happy Ferments

A lovely sight on a on a cold and foggy morning - sample containers of three separate ferments bubbling away nicely - Sauerkraut, sparkling elderflower and sparkling jostaberry.

The Mist Returns

This morning - the first of the season's wonderful mists of Molesworth. It sweeps up around our house, then retreats again to the hills, usually several times, before clearing to a lovely sunny day. Magical.