Fish Stew

One of my father’s nephews who was also his friend used to love fishing. During the weekends he used to go to Lake Chivero and he would also bring us some fish too. We would have lots of fish, enough to last us at least two months. It was some kind of tilapia. I love fish, but I hate cleaning it. The fish would be unprepared which makes it more affordable. An added advantage is that you get the whole fish. My favourite part of the fish is the head, some people are grossed...

DIY Mini-lampshade

Christmas is less than one week away. We never really celebrated the holiday like its done  by most people. When I was in primary school I often enjoyed decorating our living room by taping the ribbon from one wall to the other. I am most certain that my father was pretty annoyed by my handiwork because his head would get caught up in the decorations. My mother on the other hand encouraged my creativity, she would buy the decorations. We never had a tree and did not know anyone...

How to grow a sweet potato vine

Organisations like the IMF often publish statistics about the world economy, country GDP’s and so on. I have become sceptical of these statistics because I often find they over simplify the situations and are one-dimensional. The one that gets me the most is the number of people in the world that live under a dollar a day. It sounds bad that there are people who spend less than a dollar a day for all their needs especially when you live in a place like Bermuda where the...

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My favourite DIYs are the ones that I do not have to go to the shop for and are easy to do. I saw a video showing a nail painting technique where you drop a few drops of nail polish in water and you dip your finger. I decided to try the same technique with my coffee mugs and it worked. You will need: A bowl filled with water. Coffee mug Nail polish Toothpick Drop some nail polish into the water and it will spread or you can use a toothpick . Dip your mug into the centre of the...

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When we were growing up, Christmas was time for new clothes and a meal of rice and chicken. People eat rice and chicken throughout the year but it was special at Christmas everyone looked forward to it. Making rice for a small number of people is OK but when you have to make it for thirty plus people on a open fire, there is chance it will end up being under cooked, porridge like or scotched. Like with anything, it takes practice to cook rice perfectly. Poor quality rice will...

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