This year Easter is different for us. For one, it may be the first Easter I’ve cooked (by myself). We decided to have our main Easter meal on Saturday because we knew we’d be busy on Sunday. In this part of Tanzania the main meats are cow, goat and chicken – and I opted for beef seeing as I’ve not yet had the chance to prepare goat…
The last week has been a whirlwind visit to Mark’s family and our supporters in our other home country, England. New Year’s day we flew into London Heathrow airport very early in the morning and were met by Mark’s happy, sleepy parents. It had been a year and a bit since I’d seen them and about 7 months for Mark, so it was a very happy reunion!
Apples from mi madre. Don’t know what kind they are, but looked good for baking. Decided that since it is officially autumn, we could use some festive, warm apple inside us! This is a really (I mean really) simple thing to make – anyone could do it!
A couple weeks ago Mark and I were out for our usual walk around the park when, on our way down the street across from us, we met a delightful woman. We’ll call her Renata. She was ever-so bubbly, chatting on and on about her love of walking and her late husband’s ‘stupid’ refusal to […]
I am really enjoying Wednesdays! My husband, for those who don’t know him, is task-oriented. He sees what needs doing and does it quickly and often eerily quiet-like. Well, it all began last week when he started going to a guy’s discussion group at 5am (a time when I am zombified by sleep) where they […]