Sarah’s Aunty Patricia

My Aunty Patricia is a cracker! My Ma’s baby sister. She once gave me a black suspender and stocking set for Xmas. I was 12. It was mortifying. Everyone was opening their presents one at a time. She believed it was an essential item. Like I said, mortifying. She also once gave a lengthy description of how she would like to die. This involved her and her husband having a nice cup of tea together and popping a some sort of special death pill; they would then be put in the... Read More

Dear Aunty Lovers

Dear Aunty lovers, Salutations. It’s the Valet here, with an irresistible invitation. arcade-card-mack-sennett-comedies-five-women-with-hats-covered-with-straw-1920s at The girls are requesting the pleasure of your company at what they are calling ‘Tiddling Tales with The Aunties”. Between you and me, we know it’s going to be some frivolous fun, however we all need to get in on the act. So prepare to share the tales... Read More

I do love food…

How much do I love food, especially when away from home? I can’t think of any better time than to try local produce; it’s fresher, good for the local economy and creates fodder for stories. Our mother had a saying when dining out; ‘don’t order anything from the menu, that you can cook at home’; which when younger I thought crazy.  Why on earth would I subject myself to eating something I had never heard of. What if I hated it?  I’d be hungry, and out of pocket. Fast... Read More

Mum Sayings

"I wonder what the poor people are doing?"
"Did you see anyone you liked better than yourself?"
"I've had that new coat forever."
"Go on, you deserve it."

Yummy Aunties…

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