Birthday has gone ... I don't feel too much different! Weather much the same ... grey, as in England - my birthdays in South Africa made a change - summer days ... but at least I'm this time of year (not before Christmas) ... and Spring is making its way forth.
|with mirrored selfie!|
Beautiful flowers from friends at home ... have been cheering me up all the time.
We've been to a few restaurants - this one three times (I think!) ... stunning waterfront, which I eventually got to see, the other times it's been dark and I've had my back to it. Another member of the family has her birthday on the 31st ... so Capricorns we are ...
|Surf N Surf|
They've a really good range of choices ... which suited us all - at times ... 3 to 89 years old! Boar burgers, to seafood - lots of ... I had Surf N Surf: sauteed mussels and Pacific tiger prawns, roasted garlic white wine cream sauce - delicious!!
|Looking up the Island|
This week for lunch (more than I normally eat) I had the seared scallops on braised pork belly, with a smoked caciocavallo cream, topped with arugula. Together with a roasted garlic Caesar salad ... I skipped the pond on my own ... so the garlic should be ok!!
|Caciocavallo cheese - it is a|
I continue on ... things are moving along - but it is challenging! The little Smart car is available, now the snow has gone ... and I'm tootling around in that - freedom to see different places and get to museums etc.
|Back entrance without the snow and Smart car|
The Smart car is interesting ... it lurches you forward as you change gear, or you can whack the lever and it goes up or down, and there's some paddle things on the steering wheel - that I haven't explored yet. So three ways of driving around ... at the moment I'm fairly lazy just letting it do its lurching thing!!
I think I'll get into the art of blogging again fairly soon ... for today - this is it ... bur more on the way ...
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