Month: March 2022
Reaching for the stars
We’re dazzled by the pictures from outer space that the gigantic telescopes reveal. Whenever we look up at the sky at night, however, it seems we’re as dependent on our natural eyesight as primitive humans were. Rarely do we bring out the binoculars, or the telescope to observe the stars more closely. Technology is, however,…
The hedges are trimmed!
Possibly because I’ve been doing a little bit more each clement day, but I was able to make a big push late yesterday morning and into the late afternoon, finally to finish off the last sections of our 50m of hedgerows. These hedgerows form small rooms around the garden, and when their ungainly tall shoots…
Delights of fine dining
It felt like an Instagram moment, right here in our dining kitchen, when our cooperating chefs laid out sushi and prawns, avocado slices interspersed with spring onions over black cod and raw abalone, soft-shell crabs fried in crunchy tempura batter. What a delight, and a fruition of a Christmas voucher! The sushi was enveloped in…