Making Beeswax Food Wraps

Most people these days are very conscious of the huge volume of plastics floating around in our oceans and the impact this is having on the fish and mammals that live in the Ocean and the planet as a whole. Here in New Zealand we are undergoing an anti-plastic revolution. Things like straws and plastic…

Great Gear for the Galley

Even though we are still a wee way off buying our dream boat, I still like to keep an eye out for nice things that we are going to need on board, and I either squirrel them away in a safe place or use them around home or on Wildwood in the mean time. There…

Perfect Provisioning for a Passage

So, you are sailing off to a lovely tropical island… great! But what are you going to eat on the trip? Especially when you can’t just nip down to the supermarket and grab some extra supplies – (Not that I do that anyway – I hate supermarket shopping – the un-steerable trolleys, the dawdling people,…

Not for Navigation

It’s official, Andrew thinks I have lost the plot.  (I can’t believe it has taken him so long to realise this fact?!) As I was poking around the shop looking for just the right ‘one’ I could see him shaking his head in disbelief…

Breakfast on a Boat

I’ve got a confession to make – it won’t come as a surprise to the people who know me, but for the benefit of everyone else – “I am allergic to supermarkets”. I can’t stand the unsteerable trolleys, the whinging children, the dawdling people, the quadruple handling of the items, the polite conversation with the…