It’s silly season. The carol reel is looping in the shops, the Christmas biscuits in pretty tins have been shining on the shelves for weeks and everything has gone into warp speed with the end of the year looming. Contractors and government departments will imminently shut up shop for the long Christmas holiday. Sitting down to write keeps dropping down the priority list.
However, this week I’ve come across 5 random things which I’ve cobbled together into a short post to share with you.
I’m calling it my Random Jo’burg Roundup.
1. Genius Gift Idea: You might remember me telling you about the power cuts we had during the winter months and the culinary (and other) challenges they posed. You can read about our power cut problems here, here and here.
Yes, the power has been much much more reliable for weeks now, but winter will be back next May/June, so we need to stay prepared. Well, it looks like good old Woolworths has risen to the challenge and produced a book specially for power cut cooking.
I just love the fact that it’s glow in the dark. Continue reading