Category: 21 for 2021

in praise of rocket and asparagus

In last week’s post, I mentioned I’d ticked two more vegetables off my In Praise of Veg list. Rocket On Saturday night, I had dinner with Kramstable and made him one of his favourite dishes, carbonara. I got this great recipe from a friend a few years ago and...

Week 44/2021: i’m not listening

Week 44/2021: Week of 1 November 2021 I’m not listening I felt better this week than I did last week and finally went to see my physio needle massage therapist (I’m not sure that this is his official job, but it works for me.) He had been in the...

Week 43/2021: one of those weeks

Week of 25 October 2021 One of those weeks After our lockdown and a lovely day off last week, I was going to say things went more or less back to normal this week, but I don’t like the word normal and I’m trying to eliminate it from my...

Week 42/2021: no show

Week 42/2021: Week of 18 October 2021 No show day This week started as last week ended: in lockdown. I’m not going to speak for anyone else, but for me a three-day lockdown wasn’t a major issue because I could still go walking and I still had access to...

Week 41/2021: lockdowngetdown

Week 41/2021: Week of 11 October 2021 Lockdowngetdown I can’t say that, when I got up on Friday morning, I’d thought that 12 hours later we’d be in a covid lockdown, but there we are. Some guy from NSW, who tested positive for covid (dubbed “covidiot” in the local...

Week 40/2021: a week off

Week 40/2021: Week of 4 October 2021 I didn’t have a focus area to do better in this week. It was week 2 of school holidays and I worked on Monday, then had the rest of the week off with Kramstable. I didn’t do much work on my 21...

Week 39/2021: gnocchi revisited

Week 39: Week of 27 September 2021 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different vegetable every week from Alice Zaslavsky’s book In Praise of Veg and make a recipe from the book using that vegetable. Remember a few weeks...

Week 38/2021: a bird’s life

Week of 20 September 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Be more mindful and observant, and start to develop my capacity to explore. So, how did that go? I suppose like any new habit, paying more attention will take time to ingrain itself. But I...

Week 37/2021: the compelling frame

Week 37/2021: Week of 13 September 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Be more mindful and observant, and start to develop my capacity to explore. So, how did that go then? As I said last week, I’m struggling to remember to do it. This week...

Week 36/2021: vegerama!

Week 36/2021: Week of 6 September 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Be more mindful and observant, and start to develop my capacity to explore. So, how did that go then? I guess this a learning game, right? 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the...