Roast Chicken dinner
I love Roast chicken and its pretty easy to do a bit of prep and then cook for awhile and Voila a home cooked master piece. Not sure why so many people shy away from cooking a roast dinner when … Continue reading Roast Chicken dinner
Martinovanje 2019 aka St Martins day is on 11th November and it is when the wine is blessed and according to legend turns from water into wine. There are celebrations all over Slovenia. I chose to go to the Wine … Continue reading Martinovanje 2019
Exploring Slovenia – Road trip to Lake Bled via Skofja Loka
As you know I love autumn, I have had the past week off to enjoy the weather and relax a little. This vacation is a staycation, so I planned a little road trip to explore more of Slovenia. Destination this … Continue reading Exploring Slovenia – Road trip to Lake Bled via Skofja Loka
Autumn is Soup time.
For me Autumn is the start of soup season, and I love homemade soup. In the past 2 weeks I have made three different batches of soup. My first soup of the season is my favourite, Pumpkin Soup. Then last … Continue reading Autumn is Soup time.
I have always loved books, even as a small child my favourite gift was a book, my parents eventually learnt that I didn’t want dolls I wanted books. I am the girl who spent her school holidays going to the … Continue reading My Books
On the Road – Dublin, Belgrade, London over 4 weeks.
July was a stay at home month, however that all changed in August. 12th August saw me heading to the cooler (aka rainy and cold) weather of Dublin for the week, for work and then catch up with some friends … Continue reading On the Road – Dublin, Belgrade, London over 4 weeks.
Going Natural – aka changing my hair colour
For awhile now I have tossed around continuing to colour my hair in an array of colours or to “go grey”. This is always an interesting dilemma for those of us that have used colour to express our personality. So looking at my hair as my colour has started to grow out, I see that around my face, its not grey its white. My grandfather went white when he was in his late 20’s and I am my grandfathers granddaughter. This week I was back in Belgrade, so I reached out to my old hairdresser and asked if he would … Continue reading Going Natural – aka changing my hair colour
Caves and a Castle – exploring Slovenia
On 10th Aug my best friends mum was visiting so we did a tour to Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle. It was a small group tour in a minivan a total of 5 of us which was nice. ( I … Continue reading Caves and a Castle – exploring Slovenia
Look Up and be amazed
I recently read an article about choosing to be amazed at things that happen every day and how important that is for us as we live an authentic life and it got me thinking about 2 things. One was look … Continue reading Look Up and be amazed
Seafood and lots of it.
When I travel I try to eat location specific food, by that I mean local cuisine with local ingredients. I recently went to the seaside town of Koper in Slovenia. I indulged in …seafood, however did you guess. Now Koper … Continue reading Seafood and lots of it.
Mediterranean or Arabic Lemon Mint drink
I lived for 5 years in United Arab Emirates, and fell in love with the food, people and the desert. Anyway one of my favorite drinks was lemon and mint, with lots of ice its very refreshing. I was reminiscing … Continue reading Mediterranean or Arabic Lemon Mint drink
Quick trip to the Coast – exploring Slovenia
I have recently moved to Slovenia, one of the reasons is that it has a coastline albeit small (46.6 Km’s). After settling into my new city Ljubljana, I finally had a spare weekend to start exploring. First trip had to be to the coast. I don’t have a car, because I use Avant2go electric cars to get around Ljubljana( I will write about this under Musings later). So on Friday I rang them to reserve a Renault Zoe for my excursion on Saturday. Weather forecast hot. Pick up of the car is where I normally get the cars on a … Continue reading Quick trip to the Coast – exploring Slovenia