For the past 3 mornings there has been heavy frost on the car windshield. Daniel kindly loaned me this car so I started poking around looking for an ice scraper. I could not find one so I just warmed up the car so that I could see and drove off. The snow-brush and scraper tool [...]
I have been accused of buying Nitram simply to indulge my penchant of fine food. I strongly deny this.
As I write this little piece I am nourishing my weary body (after a hard days work) with a simple meal of a fresh baguette, room temperature Lanquettot Camembert, Belgian Endive with a Balsamic, Dijon Mustard and Virgin Olive Oil Dressing washed down with a 2008 Ropiteau Rully Chardonnay. It is hard work to keep the [...]
Well, there it is, Daniel straps down the last pallet. That’s three pallets in total and Daniel estimates 300,000+ batons destined for Canada. All things must come to an end so here is my last lunch at Natalie’s. A little quiche with a Cote du Rhone to take the edge off the morning. Followed by [...]
A couple of things to note. 1. A lot of the wood ends up as sawdust. 2. Rejected sticks of potential Nitram end up as fire starters. 3. Even after the firing there are batons that curve and have knots – rejected and to the firebox for them! Ok we have done the duty part [...]
Well here it is – the first of 3 pallets of Nitram bound for Canada. Daniel, however, is not bound for Canada. But his better half did prepare a lovely lunch to celebrate. First a well rounded white wine (Sancerre) that reminded me of a German Rhine wine. A little fruity – I was amused [...]