cinnabons

just a wee pictorial teaser before i kick off the new food series jessica and i are doing (she cooks, i take photos and we eat). this isn’t a real how to because i wasn’t really paying attention while she was making her famous cinnabons – i was just picking at the pastry and warming myself in front of the oven, really.

she defrosted some dough from the freezer  – jessica uses croissant dough (her own recipe, which i can’t divulge!)

roll it out, with vigour:

spread some muscovado sugar:

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head scarf

we’ve had a week of lovely blustery rainy cape winter weather and i’ve had to drag around umbrellas that i keep forgetting everywhere and wearing rainjackets with hoodies that don’t fit or stay on my head (i don’t even have an exceptionally large head!). toying with the idea of a head scarf…

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canadian pulp & paper

this was the canadian pulp & paper stand at the 67 expo held in montreal

forests affect man and his world profoundly. paper, for which the forests produce raw material, is the principal tool man uses to record his thoughts. this is the theme of the canadian pulp and paper pavilion on ile notre-dame – in which the tallest trees are as high as an eight story building.

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this & this

this old map

& this painting by axel nilsson

(which is currently on auction for close to R250,000 if you’re interested)

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