Kingsbrae Garden piece

Just back from a short (but sweet) trip to St. Andrews by the Sea, New Brunswick to install a piece for the 2016 Kingsbrae Garden Sculpture competition. It went up fairly easily and we had time to tour the gardens with our three border collies in tow. Perfect weather, lovely garden, nice staff. Winner of the competition will be announced . . . → Read More: Kingsbrae Garden piece


This winter, my wife decided to (finally) use up the sheep milk stored in the freezer. She made a Caerphilly style cheese and some Pont l’eveque style cheese. I figured that in honour of the first sampling I’d make a cheese trier, which is sort of like an apple corer but makes a smaller, deeper hole. One tastes the core . . . → Read More: Cheese