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daily parcels * tied up in string *

daily musings of a vintage addict * I am totally obsessed with all things vintage * trying to keep up with my past...and sometimes ordinary everyday life

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I live in Australia, my ancestry is in Cornwall. a Celt. a hedgewitch of sorts. I am an Earth Healer. I wear upcycled clothes, patchouli oil and Redback boots. A gypsy. An eccentric. a mystic. I am a searcher, a seeker, a pilgrim on Earth. I serve my guests, tea from an old silver teapot. I love Vervain, yarrow, chamomile & mint. I love to dream, to walk and to wonder

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August 08, 2005

brown*paper*parcels ~ childhood dreams

from brown-paper-parcels April 21st, 2005 ~

when I was a little girl, I loved to cook ~ oh not ordinary cooking - NO! I would whip up the most amazing mud pies for my dollies. I would set up an afternoon tea and serve the most amazingly decorated mud pies..decorated with lovely flowers from my dad's garden.......time went on and I became a mum and loved to cook for my first born ~ yummy things like broccoli and spinach ~ just what every little two year old loves to eat.
I love to have a huge pot of my nan's beef and barley soup simmering on my stove during winter and I love to cook real rolled oats for breakfast

Nothing gives me more pleasure than cooking up a storm and inviting family and friends over for lunch or dinner ~ I put my Edith Piaf music on and sing away in french ( have no idea what I am singing ) and whip up a storm............ YES I did want to be a chef

4 Comments:

Blogger Kali said...

I love this post...took me down memory lane ~ thanks ms*robyn :)

7:14 pm  
Anonymous Shirley said...

There is nothing I like better than to be in the kitchen, cooking 'real' food

9:48 pm  
Blogger Gina E. said...

Ah...beef and barley soup - my mum used to make huge pots of that in winter and we all loved it. Mum's recipe was in her head and she never wrote it down, so I have tried to remember how she made it, but it just doesn't taste the same.

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