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About Tablecloths & Talking

Food. Friends. Fun. Preferably together. I love to eat, drink & be merry. I love to write. Tablecloths & Talking is me writing about doing the things I love.

Bittersweet symphony: when life gives you runny jam.

You know the saying, “when life gives you mandarins, make marmalade”? What? That’s not the saying? Oh. My mistake. Well anyway… Life gave me mandarins last week, so I made marmalade. Mandarin marmalade is not a common marmalade – have … Continue reading

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In A Minute #9

Whoah! What a hectic few months I’ve had. Now that things have slowed down a little, I am… Reading…… magazines. I am between books. I have just finished the almost unreadable Fifty Shades of Grey – it might be a … Continue reading

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Big Col: the best of the under-rated vegetables.

I love cauliflower. There I said it. It might not be cool, but it’s true. It might make me fart, but it’s tasty. It might make an annoying, tiny, white, crumbly mess when being chopped, but it looks pretty. It … Continue reading

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A change that’s as good as a holiday.

Tomorrow I’m an adventurer. Tomorrow is the start of something new. Tomorrow I move to Orange. Even though it’s been in the works for a while, it feels as though the actual moving day has come around very quickly and … Continue reading

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Addendum: The List reaches out…

I have been totally overwhelmed and touched by the response to my not-quite-completed 30 Things To Do Before I’m 30 List. Clearly I’m surrounded by people who love a challenge! The fact the framed copy of the list is covered … Continue reading

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A rising trot to the finish line…

Recently I had a birthday. The one that they call thirty. I spent the big day recovering from a spag bol and rainbow cake dinner and a rather entertaining game of charades the night before, then screaming like a kid … Continue reading

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Orange is the new black.

You know a vegetable is in season when they create a festival around it. So the fact that the small Southern Tablelands town of Collector holds an annual pumpkin festival each May, says to me that we are sitting smack … Continue reading

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