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Vegetarian Nicoise Salad

Earlier today I was browsing the cook books in Borders while waiting for Mr. Munro. This recipe for a vegetarian Nicoise-type salad caught my eye and I decided I'd make my version for dinner. Ingredients: 1 cup cous cous 1 cup boiling water knob of butter or a little...

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Happy New Year

This photo shows Milford Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand. I'd never visited this part of New Zealand before. The area is known for its high rainfall, but we had fine weather and spectacular views of the pristine water, mountains and bush. The scenery was stunning. I'd...

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NZ Christmas Tree: Pohutukawa

I mentioned pohutukawa trees over at Berengaria Brown's blog the other day and promised I'd post a photo. Pohutukawa trees are known as New Zealand's native Christmas trees since they come into flower during late November/December. They have scarlet flowers and tend...

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A Birthday Surprise

My husband pulled off a wonderful surprise for my recent birthday. I knew we were going away but I thought hubby had organized a quick trip to the South Island of New Zealand. On the day we were meant to leave, he woke me up at a very early hour with a cup of tea....

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Christmas at My Place

I'm visiting Berengaria Brown today and talking about Christmas. Here's the link to Berengaria's Blog. My husband sprang a surprise on me for my birthday and my holiday ended up a bit longer than I'd planned. Not that I'm complaining. I had a fantastic time. I'll be...

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Satisfying Endings

My special guest today is Victoria Janssen. Victoria writes very sexy historicals for Spice and her new release, The Duke and the Pirate Queen sounds wonderful. I can't wait to read it. Today she's talking about Satisfying Endings. Over to Victoria... Though I read a...

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