Archive for September, 2012

Quote of the day

“A day without laughter, is a day wasted”

What a day

After spending more hours in the dentist chair this morning than I had planned, my day has been a bit lazy. I’m finally on vacation having pushed back my week off every week since July because of work commitments and now, just to give me a wee slap in the face,there is a frost warning for tonight.

What the hell,this is my summer vacation!

So to cheer myself up I’ve picked a handful of chilies that I’ve been growing and I’m cooking up some chili, washing it down with some home brew.

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More garden wildlife

After the thunderstorm last night it was looking like I may see Noah floating by. Although I didn’t see him, the continued flood of wildlife into my garden has continued with this little guy roaming around.

My new garden addition

My new garden addition

While stacking wood for what now seems fast approaching cold weather I found this little guy hiding in the wood pile. He seemed content enough for me to stack would around him, but if every so often would slither off to a new piece of wood.

Bruschetta

As a small time gardener still trying to find out what I can grow and what I can’t there are a certain amount of disappointments. However having some bruschetta made with home grown garlic, onions, basil and tomatoes smothered across some fresh bread I’ve baked tastes awesome, and yeah makes me feel a little smug too.

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Twisted chili

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I set up some prewritten blog posts on my iPad that we’re supposed to automatically post to my blog, but as none of them are here I think it’s safe to say it didn’t work.

Instead here is a picture of a home grown twisted chili. I can’t help but think that ‘twisted chili’ sounds like a shitty high school band name, so I’m off to google to find out if anyone has been bizarre enough to name their band with that , if so they can have the pic for their next album cover.