Showing posts from November, 2012

when the mOOn is mightier than the sUn

 This was my attempt at photographing the eclipse this morning mmm.... And this was taken by someone with a better idea of what they were doing (I was going to blame my equipment but no) We had an 80% eclipse here in Darwin, Maningrida on the east side of the lump up the top got the full effect. One good thing down loading the photos I found these gems. Monday I had breakfast with this lovely Brahminy Kite,she sat a few meters away while I ate my cereal and looked right into the camera, amazing wing span and silent flight. I took this about 3 weeks ago as a storm front headed towards us. These eagles and kites were mesmerizing as these swirled around on an air current that pushed up and over the house. In the dry season we could see hundreds spiraling around but really hard to get a good photo of them. We have a small family of Cockatoos that hang around, I think one might have been domestic or just annoyed the same house for a while as he flys over saying '

Fabulous Purveyors of Fine Fudge

Well it’s official I’m in the Fudge business. In the last two weeks I have three Saturday markets under my belt with two big Christmas markets booked and the orders are flowing in.   you are feeling hungry......very hungry.... the sound and smell of the fudge kettle is a little hypnotic  my first batch of chocolate fudge all by my self, man it smelt good It all started back in July. Which proved to be a challenging month. The path that I had planned for my life changed suddenly but as they say one door slams in your face and another one opens. Not sure if it was a door or a window, but I scrambled in. I was asked to be a partner in a new Fudge business here in Darwin, Territory Fudge. We both work full time but you know what they say about busy people and it just seemed like an exciting adventure and a little too good to pass up. I was working like crazy to get work for 3 exhibitions done and Dr D (partner in fudge) had a flurry of interstate and overseas busines