It’s The Little Things

In March, when the world began to shut down we all watched in fear as we distanced ourselves from one another. We tried to figure out how to continue life with our new normal of staying at home. The kids studied remotely, we shopped once a week to decrease time spent out of the house,…

Lockdown Culture Trip – Week 3

Lebanon Lebanon – a more diverse and progressive Middle Eastern country with snowy mountains, delicious food and the first ever law school. Feasting tonight on fatoush which comes from the word “fatta” meaning crushed bread or crumbs. In the absence of pita bread we opted to fry up the end of a sourdough. Bon appetit!…

Lockdown Culture Trip – Week 2

Greenland I’ve always wanted to visit Greenland but after researching recipes to celebrate it it became clear we wouldn’t be able to eat a lot there. Whale, seal, reindeer – not a lot of plants! We were able to enjoy Greenland via coffee and cake in traditional kaffemik style with a “kalaallit kaagiat” or sweet…

Culture Trip whilst in Lockdown – Week 1

We have been at our home in Melbourne now for a month during the Covid-19 lockdown. I’m happy we are all together, that we have a roof over our head, we are healthy, and financially stable – we are lucky. My daughter had a wonderful idea one night, to stage a Hawaiian themed dinner, and…