Saturday, May 15, 2010

Goodbye Halifax, Goodbye Garden

Last year, we applied for a plot at Peninsular Urban Garden. This year, we got a nice little plot. Sadly we have to leave our plot a little early and won’t be able to take care of the many plants we grew. I took the liberty of taking some shots of the seedlings and hope they grow and turn out right when we come back. For now, we have 2 types of lettuce, bok choy, dill & parsley, oregano, zucchini, swiss chard, spinach, carrot, ginger, marigold, and green peas.


The plot itself


replanted oregano from others to our plot


here’s a budding hero – our marigold sprouting…


this shy zucchini just starting to breath some air. Was afraid they didn’t show up.  


funny how all seedlings either look like a lettuce or a spinach. This one is lettuce though.


ooo… yummy spinach would sure be a great meal for dinner plate.


and a little bit of dill and parsley to season fish or spice our dishes.

1 Year Coming…

Our bags are pack,

We’re ready to go,

Off to our home for a week or two.

Just thinking of it makes us smile inside,

Its been such a long time,

Away from home and being apart from loved-ones.

So very long it has been that we’ve forgotten

the taste of our local flairs -

of the likes of Char Kueh Teow, Chee Chong Fun, and Roti Canai.

…So long, we don’t remember the hot scorching sun of 32 degrees Celsius.

as we’re constantly worry about how cold it’ll get over here.

Less clothes but more gifts we squeeze anywhere in btw our bags,

chocolates, fridge magnets, etc – tokens for friends and family

So – here we come. Home sweet home…

A journey that’s just moments away.

Back From Boston

We just got back from Boston about 1 week ago. And I know I’ve not exactly been updating this blog for ages -  I thought I’d probably post some nice pics we took when were in Boston. Boston is just south of Nova Scotia and was about 1 and 1/2 hours flight from where we are. Its the capital of Massachusetts which is state within the New England cultural region of America.


This is a shot of Cambridge. Somewhere near Harvard.


Downtown Boston skyline… Amazing


Beacon Hill…


Some impressive architecture in MIT


Here’s another one from MIT as well…


Incidentally there was a marine show going on in Boston Public Gardens.


A must do shadow shot…


Haymarket… Fresh and cheap veges from all around New England.


Quincy Market


Other interesting architecture one would find in downtown area.


Lobster salt and pepper Chinese style.


Just love this shot of the shadow of the ol’ building against the modern all glass building.


China town vs. Skyscraper.