With the Trip Countdown sitting at just over 100 sleeps, excitement and anticipation are building.
So many adventures looming; so many things to sort before takeoff.
Trust Confucius to restore focus when it all gets too much.
The accompanying refreshments were a nod to an irritating craze sweeping the Homestead at the moment for which family diva Jacq Dee must take some responsibility: homemade savouries and chips.
Huh? Why blame the singer?
Recently we sat in the audience, glowing with pride as she started at the very beginning, climbed every mountain and shaved a good eighteen months off her age. Central to the Sound of Music is a simple tribute to that small, white alpine flower; Edelweiss. Unfortunately, “Edelweiss” and “Pie and Chips” are effortlessly (and annoyingly) interchangeable when the chief chef innocently asks for menu suggestions.
No photographic evidence remains of today’s morning tea because, when it comes to a treat as wonderful as pie and chips, it’s definitely a case of going at it unreservedly – with all your heart!