Rainbows plus chocolate - what's not to love?!
Why use “no worries” when you could use “cool bananas” instead?!
"Cool bananas" is so much more interesting and conjures up awesome associations like tasty lolly bananas, Rasta music and that great movie Cool Runnings. What's not to love? There's a myth that the flavour of these is based on a real banana that isn't around much anymore, the gros michele (or Big Mike), but according … Continue reading Why use “no worries” when you could use “cool bananas” instead?!
Before they all blow away….
The weather is chilly and the wind is blowing. Autumn is nearly over. I sat in my cosy house today, cooking muffins with my grandchildren, while watching the wind whip away more of the leaves from my front yard. I'm very lucky - my 'front yard' includes a large bit of reserve land in front … Continue reading Before they all blow away….
Need some eggy inspiration?
Well, today's the day, at last. Yes, it's Easter Sunday - egg painting day. Happy Easter everyone! The thinking has already begun and throughout the family the question is being asked "What will I paint on my eggs this year?" For me, nowadays, it's usually about something significant the happened over the past year. It's … Continue reading Need some eggy inspiration?
One a penny, two a penny…
Hot cross buns, hot cross buns. One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns. If you have no daughters, give them to your sons. One a penny, two a penny. Hot cross buns! I now have that tune going round my head, played in a squeaky tone on a brown plastic recorder. With only … Continue reading One a penny, two a penny…
Loving Vincent, egg-style
The egg chosen for this eggspress post has an obvious inspiration - Vincent van Gogh's Wheatfield with Crows, painted in 1890. But to be more eggsact, this egg, painted by Robyn H in 2018, was inspired by the movie Loving Vincent. This fascinating feature-length animated movie is a truly amazing achievement. Over 125 artists from … Continue reading Loving Vincent, egg-style