Joy and other blessings

People are putting up Christmas trees and ordering hams.   The supermarkets are gradually filling their shelves with anything and everything to do with Christmas and carols are being played on repeat.    I love the idea of a Christmas that embodies peace and goodwill to all on earth, but for me, Christmas has developed into something…

About Lara Flanagan

  Lara has always been obsessed with food, but her journey into the plant-based world began with a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis in early 2013. That journey ignited an obsession with food that not only keeps you healthy but tastes delicious as well. She moved to Tenterfield in 2012 and has an overwhelming love for…

Italy is calling

Well, I have done it again.  Booked tickets without really thinking about it.  I started off reminiscing about Fiji, as it was the last time I had a genuine holiday and the kids loved it and amused themselves for hours in the pool that had the bar with endless soft drinks. The idea of lying…

Old-fashioned joys

Many moons ago I travelled to Japan.  I was super-young being only 20 years old and one of my fondest memories was that of meeting Julie-chan, someone who would become a life-long friend.  I got off the plane in Narita airport, was promptly overwhelmed and spotted the first Australian I could find and bummed a…