The author has traveled widely on all continents and is still keen to visit new places and to meet new people. He has lived and/or worked in Europe, Africa, Australia and U.S.A. and has visited Asia frequently. He has moved from country to country frequently often with the whole family when the children (2) were young, under five, and when they were older. Children are flexible and adaptable and their education loses nothing from wide and varied experience. Over one period the family had made an international or intercontinental move every eighteen months. The reasons related to employment, political/social conditions and simple preference but there was always an eye on safety and the future of the children. Given the university and career successes of the children travel has been a great educator. The author is always looking for further adventures in different places meeting more friends.
Acid reflux is a common condition that may be simply irritating or a serious problem. It may require treatment with "prescription only" drugs or even surgery. Taking it lightly is never a good idea without a thorough medical examination. The symptoms can "mask" other life threatening conditions from cancers to heart attacks.
Desserts should always be the perfect end to a great meal. They may be simple or complex but they should always be appropriate for the occasion and the meal. Diners of all ages enjoy desserts but children are always pleased with these offerings. Desserts are an indulgence to be taken with thanks and satisfaction.
Slow cookers can produce both savoury and dessert dishes with equal ease. Cooking is performed at low temperatures over a long period. There are dangers inherent in this way of cooking but nothing as dramatic and dangerous as rapid depressurization which can happen with pressure cookers. Meals prepared in slow cookers are delicious and easy to make.
Eggs, usually chickens' eggs, are nutritious and healthy food which are easily prepared by even inexperienced cooks. Eggs once had a reputation for being producers of cholesterol, an excess of which presented the risk of heart attacks. This has now been largely discounted and like anything else, eggs eaten in moderation, are good and tasty food.
Pressure cookers allow cooking at high temperatures and pressures. This enables good use to be made of the cheaper, tougher but tasty cuts of meat. Pressure cookers were the first "green" appliances before that rem was in general use. They are still valued item in kitchens as they were just after WW11 prior to the age of infra red and microwave ovens.
Potatoes are the perfect accompaniment for a host of other ingredients or they can be enjoyed just by themselves. Any good cook can make something delicious by any method of cooking potatoes whole, sliced, pureed or just skinned in a few minutes or over a an hour or so. Versatility is the potato's second name.
The aubergine is an exciting purple, white or green vegetable which comes in many sizes and shapes. It is often commonly called the Egg Plant except in England where "aubergine" is the correct name. In Asia it is known as the "brinjal" and it has other names in the middle East and Arab countries. It is suitable for salads, hot and spicy dishes and can be fried, stewed boiled or baked.
Cats are very popular pets. They have been the companions of royalty and ordinary folk for centuries.Requirements for their care, their diseases and problems and possible resolution of difficulties are discussed. The important matter of just how to obtain a cat is also described. Issues of grooming, groomers, veterinary services and medical insurance are also dealt with. Any prospective cat owner
Home Brewing is a hobby which permits the production of beer at least as good as any commercial beverage but at a much lower cost. This activity can be as simple or as complex as the home brewer desires. The product will be tailor made to the brewer's taste or that of friends. A perfect brew from your own production line cannot be bettered.
This book is intended to encourage newcomers to the activity. It provides details of the kinds of photographic subjects available as specializations. The choices can be matched to the existing skills of participants. The book moves from the history of photography to the "selfies" made possible by the use of smart 'phones.
This book is intended to help pending retirees choose the country to which they wish to retire. It contains information on the country, its climate and environment, its history, its infrastructure and its physical features. Details are given of the visas available for permanent residence and how to apply and obtain such visas.
If life in the Republic of Colombia appeals as a retirement option or as a lifestyle at any age then this book will be of interest. Much research time will be saved by reading this book and following the resource links included. It is important to address all parameters before a move abroad on a permanent basis is made. For retirees this is very true because the time for recovery is short.
Competency in the use of the English language is an essential skill. This short book provides the opportunity for all students from primary to university level and for those already in the workforce to enhance their ability in the language and to improve their comprehension and expression.
It is important to address all parameters before a move abroad on a permanent basis is made. For retirees this is doubly true because the time for any recovery from a bad decision may not be available. To paraphrase a well known saying - retire in haste, regret for ever. Reading this book will mitigate this possibility.
If adopting the life of a perpetual tourist appeals as a retirement option or as a lifestyle at any age then this book will be of interest. Much research time will be saved by reading this book and following the resource links included.
If the Republic of Dominica is a country which appeals as a retirement haven then this book will be of interest. Much research time will be saved by reading this book and following the resource links included.
If The Commonwealth of Dominica is a country which appeals as a retirement haven then this book will be of interest. Much research time will be saved by reading this book and following the resource links included.