Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Big Pineapple at Nambour

The Big Pineapple This tourist attraction used to be a favourite of visitors who came to the Sunshine Coast for holidays.  It was also a favourite place for local families to take their children.  We took our boys there several times over the years.   There was an animal nursery, train rides, cafe, and lots […]

Recipe: Chicken and Zucchini Patties, for Margaret Dunn and other friends…

SERVES 4  PREP TIME 15 mins COOK 10 mins INGREDIENTS: 3 medium sized zucchinis, grated 500g chicken mince 1 cup (120gm) grated cheddar cheese 1 small onion, finely chopped ( I use a couple of shallots) 1 ½ cups fresh breadcrumbs (a few slices of toasted multigrain bread put through the blender makes lovely breadcrumbs) […]

Old Wimps Out Walking – New Zealand

OLD WIMPS OUT WALKING – NEW ZEALAND Nigel’s Aunty Beryl was having her 80 th birthday party and we were excited to be going. Nigel’s family had lived there for several years when he was a boy but I had never been. When I was a teenager my friends were going on cruise ships to […]