Tag Archives: eating out

Sep 8th, 2008

Menu plan 8 Sept 08

My challenge to myself this week is to actually stick to this plan, just for a change you understand. Last week’s plan suffered the usual fate of changed plans and tail end of the week exhaustion. I still didn’t get my Japanese takeaway. I wound up cooking a huge beef casserole in the crockpot on […]

Aug 30th, 2008

It’s been a long day

You know how I said I might try ice-skating today? Well, I did. I was really apprehensive because I had memories from the last time I tried, years ago, of being so distressed that all I wanted to do was hide somewhere and cry. I remembered that my feet had been in agony but I […]

Aug 21st, 2008

Dinner plans

Conversation between Adam and I late this afternoon. Adam: “Can we have chinese for dinner? I don’t want what you’re cooking tonight.” Me (slightly taken aback but happy to not cook): “Um, yes, we can have chinese.” Adam: “….what are you cooking tonight?” We went out and had Peking Duck. I’ll forgive him the faux […]

Aug 13th, 2008

I hate him

Adam has just got home from having dinner with his brother at the Lord Nelson. It was a gourmet set course meal with beers matched to the food. Let me share with you the menu. oysters naturalwith three fruits06 deus brut des flanders 11.5% – belgium steak and kidney raviolithree sheets pale ale 4.9% – […]

Jul 16th, 2008

Now for some photos

We arrived in Brisbane on Friday evening to be greeted by Adam’s long lost twin brother…or maybe it was Joe, fellow Browncoat, organiser of shindigs and generally evil guy. When Joe was heading home on Sunday evening there was a brief “this jacket feels strangely wrong” incident 🙂 I don’t have many photos from Saturday […]

Jul 13th, 2008

Queensland dispatches

I’m posting from Brisbane, we’ve just spent two days at Abbey Medieval Festival. We’re happy, tired and broke. And the kids are trying to kill each other. Fun times. Somehow or other, despite Dave, Tom and I all having the horrible lurgi all week we managed to get all the post-Winterfest laundry done (all right, […]