Meditation on Lemons

Meditation on Lemons When I move house the first tree I plant is a lemon biblical dour and versatile I much prefer it to those cloying salesgirls the soft stone fruits   –      Kate Llewellyn, excerpt from “Lemon”   It’s a hot summer afternoon in the Tallebudgera Valley in the hinterland of Queensland’s Gold Coast. … Continue reading

Meditation on Passionfruit

used to be plump and glossy but his mackintosh has shrunk as he sucks in his cheeks while somewhere inside the room he is giving you the pip with a wonderfully sour sweetness like last year caught in a daydream, the tang of paradise. by Chris Wallace-Crabbe   Walking along the sand past The Boathouse … Continue reading

Friday After-School Kids Cooking Classes

Drop off the kids after school, and they’ll cook and eat their own dinner. From the garden they’ll learn to identify and pick fresh herbs, flowers and greens. We’ll make a three-course meal plus a small treat.   Book for just one or all three; menus will be different. Recipes will include nutritious, colourful dishes … Continue reading