Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Forty Days Of Dating

I can't remember how I came across this, and at the same time I can't believe I didn't come across this sooner. I'm only up to day 13, but this is a pretty incredible project:

The honesty of Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman is just astounding. You should check it out!

Jessica Walsh is a designer based in New York City. She is a hopeless romantic who jumps into relationships very quickly.
Timothy Goodman is a designer based in New York City. He is afraid of commitment & tends to date many girls at the same time.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Definition of a problem...

Storing your star ball in you drink container overnight in Canberra (yes that is ice)

Red sheet

Tongan cemeteries are beautiful, full of colour and life. Cover my memorial with bunting please (and some sparkle and glitter too).

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Supermarket set - Tonga

Making garlands and button holes

Before and after (caution vegetarians)

There are pigs everywhere on Nuku'alofa. They wandered around the front of houses, little piglets scooted across roads and they seemed to cohabit well with the angry dogs who roam the street in packs. They also feature in Tongan feasts, complete with about 4 types of yam, the traditional raw marinated fish, octopus salad, chicken salad, potatoes ...the list could go on and on.

My favourite was Lū which is the edible leaves of the taro plant and is usually prepared for special occasions and especially on Sundays. The dish is chopped meat with coconut milk wrapped in a number of Taro leaves. This is then wrapped in a banana leaf and cooked in an oven, like the traditional umu to cook. The little piggy was good too.