Sunday 20 June 2010

Cute Baby Aiden!

Just 2 weeks and 3 days, cute little bundle!

Monday 7 June 2010

Mud Run 2010, Toronto

This was what the weather looked like on Sunday morning, the day of our mud race. It was looking pretty brutal! Cleared up a bit...

Saturday 5 June 2010

2nd Bedroom View

It's bright this morning!

Friday 4 June 2010

White Sangria

Liberal amounts of white wine, sliced kiwis, halved grapes, julienned mango, a sprinkling of cane sugar, and two scoops of mango-grape concentrate. Delish!

Saturn Peaches!

These oddly shaped peaches look flat...

Thursday 3 June 2010

Whip-Making Style In Progress, 2nd Layer!

This is the second layer in-progress. Final piece yet to come!

Re-visiting Traditional Styles

One of my dreams would be to spend a lengthy period of time learning and documenting the process of producing items using traditional methods. Some send me to an old lodge/farm!

Whip Core Plaiting

This is the core that I will be plaiting my whip around. White Nylon.

In my search for different macrame styles, I came across this style of plaiting. In my search I had also looked for plait styles for the hair, as they are really similar. I have a photo-date for hair plaiting coming up!

The finished piece will soon follow!

Wednesday 2 June 2010

Porcelain Spoons

Spoons. Porcelain spoons. These are the spoons that seem to have been a major theme in my life for the past 3 days. The 1st encounter was with the spoons that held delicious shrimp ceviche with a liberal dousing of fish sauce. It was tasty, a little pungent but that's what it was. Perhaps it's the summery season returning, that's bringing back this seeming trend of finger food. Tapas... I wonder when I'll start sampling those again.

The second sighting was while I perused the LCBO's Early Summer 2010 issue of Food & Drink. Little spoons filled with bite-sized morsels of food, looking like it's got flavour explosion. I'm getting hungry... long slender toothpicks also skewer other delectables in this issue's pages.

My hunt for some spoons at home led me to find my gigantic spoon rest. It's the size of my palm. If only they served morsels in spoons like these! (Spoon featured in picture.)

24 Days To Peru

There are 24 days left before we embark on our journey to Peru. There is so much to do before then, like getting all of our gear together and making sure what we've broken in our backpacking shoes. I'm psyched and pumped! On top of that, work closes for two days before our trip because of the G20 Summit, gives me time to run around and get ready. The countdown begins...