If you're clicking here for the first time, WELCOME! Every Friday (well, today it's Monday. Oops!) we celebrate the fact that - ding, ding! - it's Friday, and our favourite things (an exquisite new bronze-hued nail polish? Empty muesli bar wrappers?! Okay, it's probably not the latter...) from the week that was. Here's what I'm currently loving!
x Wacky Winter-Bug Blitzing Recipes - When you're sickly, you'll try almost ANYTHING to feel all splendid again, won't you? From gargling salt water to remedy a sore throat (ewww!) to popping a pill to abolish a headache (ugh), if it promises to restore us back to health, we'll typically toy with it, so when a gentleman recommended swigging a tea consisting of fresh ginger, turmeric powder and cumin seeds, I was apprehensive, but curious...
Boiling up a brew of goodness (vileness?!) that's SWORN to get rid of any pesky colds and flus: turmeric powder, ginger and cumin seeds! (Tremble, tremble!)
Showcasing my enjoyment of the aforementioned "get well soon" tea. (I kid! Honest-to-goodness, it wasn't THAT bad...)
... and would you believe it?! By day four (after wailing dramatically on my first day of being ill ''quick, somebody plan my funeral: I have THE PLAGUE!''), I was feeling 110% better! Magic!
x Attending A Beer Tasting At The Local Taphouse, Darlinghurst - Because sniffles or no sniffles, when a lovely lass conducting (paid! SCORE!) market research invites you to an evening of lager swilling at a venue you've never traipsed through before, you're hardly going to refuse, are you? Heavens, no!
x Afternoons In Auburn - Spent laughing hysterically, sipping cider in the sunshine and inhaling out-of-this-WORLD home-cooked Nepalese cuisine. (Pictured above? Potato, mushroom and jackfruit - yes, jackfruit! Have you ever heard of this peculiar delicacy? I certainly hadn't before yesterday! - curry. Pictured below? Rice pudding infused with cardamom, cinnamon and cloves. DROOL!)
Sydney city. (Who loves Sydney? I love Sydney!)
x Other Little Things - Boys who sport bow-ties (doesn't my friend Chris look completely adorable in his?); Empire Of The Sun's We Are The People (it and my iPod's 'previous/rewind' button have TOTALLY been best buddies this week); nabbing a delightful wee plum frock for $39 (and on a side-note, isn't plum such a glorious colour to wear during the colder weather?! I love it!); c-u-t-e-n-e-s-s (''I told him that I love you, Corrine!''); giggling on the train; bold, brave and brilliant posts (this is fantastic); and Sydney, Sydney, Sydney. I swear, I will never tire of this extraordinary city!
Happy, happy Friday! (Uh, MONDAY!) How was your week?
glad to hear you're feeling better lovely! i always go to the hot lemon honey and ginger at my local cafe & it seriously wards away all colds! miracle drink! ;)
and that food looks divine!
I'm glad you're feeling better now! Being sick really sucks balls. Chris looks darling in his bowtie!
Eee, I'd love to go to Sydney!
Bowties don't look good on me :( They merely make my face look fatter lol. I envy your friend Chris.
Perhaps you should market your miracle concoction, cure the world of every illness, and become a billionaire? XD
Melissa - Oh, it WAS! *Must* learn how to whip up my own (and then share the recipe! :D ).
Ani - Aw! Is Germany a little cold at the moment? Poor Ani!
M.P. - YES! Absolutely. It's a winner!
That food looks rather delicious. Must remember that cold recipe for the future, also.
You know, despite it being the middle of summer, those winter treats seems just lovely (we have a summer that isn't one)!
The rice pudding infused with cardamom, cinnamon and cloves looks so delicious!