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Origins of Kokedama

Origins of Kokedama

Origins Of Kokedamas Origins Of Kokedamas Kokedamas originated in Japan and is a contemporary style of bonsai. It's said the idea of Kokedama originated from Nearai, which was a popular bonsai style during the (AD1603) era in Japan. The bonsai was first grown in a pot...

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The Legend of The Red Thread

The Legend of The Red Thread

The Legend of The Red Thread The Legend Of The Red Thread According to an ancient Japanese legend, the old lunar matchmaking God, Yué Låo, who is in charge of marriages, connects  everyone when they are born with an invisible red thread. The thread is attached to...

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Feature Artwork – ‘Make a Wish’

Feature Artwork – ‘Make a Wish’

Feature Artwork - 'Make a Wish' This weeks feature artwork is 'Make a Wish' by Karen Canning. It was inspired by memories of a child  gathering dandelions on the school oval with  her little friends. Of blowing off the seeds to make a wish. We would lie on our backs...

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From The Nervous Cook – Spanish Eggs

From The Nervous Cook – Spanish Eggs

From the Nervous Cook - Spanish Eggs All my friends are very aware of my aversion to cooking. One of them thought she might help me out and bought 'Faking It'  How to cook delicious food without really trying by Valli Little. I have tried out a few recipes and Spanish...

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The Nervous Cook. Peanut Cookies.

The Nervous Cook. Peanut Cookies.

From the Nervous Cook. Peanut Cookies This is a foolproof, quick and easy recipe given to be me by a friend. And they are foolproof, quick and easy...... unless you are the Nervous Cook and burn the first batch. The second batch however were perfect. Does that make me...

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From the Nervous Cook

From the Nervous Cook

From the Nervous Cook From the Nervous Cook. Last week our youngest son moved to Brisbane to start  University. We have been blessed with three sons and our eldest turns thirty next week. It has been a huge change in our lives as its the first time in three decades...

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