Month: April 2020

What do charity shops really want you to donate?

What do charity shops really want you to donate?

And what items are not so suitable to donate? I love shopping at charity shops (we call them Op Shops in New Zealand, but I’ll use ‘charity shops’ in this article). Shopping at charity shops ticks so many boxes for me, including: Second hand items 

Easy microwave Feijoa Cake

Easy microwave Feijoa Cake

Feijoas are a New Zealand favourite The feijoa (or Pineapple Guava) has a distinctive flavour. It is an extremely versatile fruit, as it can be used in sweet and savoury recipes. They are a New Zealand favourite, but are not native to this country, as 

Why I’m struggling to write during Lockdown 2020

Why I’m struggling to write during Lockdown 2020

 Who could have imagined life in Lockdown? Last year, in early 2019, I quit my office job and jumped out of the usual way of working in our culture. I did this so I can spend more time at home becoming more self sufficient, and