Monthly Archives: September 2016

Negroni – The Second Chapter

A night out with Ian, a good mate from ADFA days, at Fuego, Troika Towers, KL, started with a classic Negroni cocktail served up as the second chapter of an old book – was a bit of effort to read … Continue reading

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Emily Movie – Age 2 – 2002 to 2003

This is the third instalment for Emily and follows her at the age of two through to her third birthday. The #1 Single when she turned two was “The Logical Song” by Scooter from the “Push the Beat for This … Continue reading

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Hobson’s in Ho Chi Minh city – Vietnam

My reason for being in Vietnam last weekend was to visit the Hobson family and my godson Frank.  They have just moved to Ho Chi Minh for 2 years and I wish them all the best on this new adventure.  … Continue reading

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Pho and Coffee – Ho Chi Minh city

We all know that the two foodie musts in Vietnam are Pho and Coffee. Pho, or Vietnamese Noodle Soup, is more from the Hanoi region but can really be enjoyed anywhere in Vietnam. For me it has to be eaten … Continue reading

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Making Rice Paper Wrappers or Banh Trang

Another highlight of last weekend in Ho Chi Minh was seeing how Rice Paper Wrapper are  made. It starts with soaked raw rice being grounded with water into a slurry and fermented for a few days. Then the Banh Trang … Continue reading

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Rice Paper Crickets and Other Goodies – Ho Chi Minh

Crickets were on the menu last weekend when I was visiting my godson and his parents after their first week in Ho Chi Ming city. What also went down well was a nice meal of Pepper Snails and Hot Vit … Continue reading

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Charging Foul – YES or NO

In last nights semi-final clash, Em was denied two points due to a charging foul…looking at the video it was a fair bump to me and so she was robbed…or am I just a biased dad

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