Jordan river, Masada, Dome of the Rock and the Garden of Gethsemane

Jordan river, Masada, Dome of the Rock and the Garden of Gethsemane

Continuing on our water theme, we visited the river Jordan, where many were baptised.  We then went past Ein Karem, a pretty little village where John the Baptist was born.  The one who came before.  Visiting Mount Temptation where Jesus was tempted by the devil […]

Tel Aviv, Jaffa and Nazareth

Tel Aviv, Jaffa and Nazareth

Israel is a fascinating place. You have the hip and modern mixing side by side with the ancient and reverent.  This collision waiting to happen somehow manages to swerve at the last second and instead create something interesting. Starting our trip in Tel Aviv, we […]

Manna

Manna

Given that I am soon to visit Israel, when the word “manna” was mentioned, the heavenly version quickly sprung to mind.  This is what the Israelite ate during their wanderings in the desert to provide sustenance.  If they ate this for 40 years, it must […]

Flour & Grape

Flour & Grape

Naming your restaurant after ingredients can work out well.  Look at burger and lobster, serving burger and lobster.  Bubbledogs serving champagne and hotdogs.  Or perhaps most descriptively of all, Kentucky fried chicken serving Kentucky fried chicken.   So I guess that when all else fails and […]

Mulberry Bush

Mulberry Bush

Do you approach work place toilets with dread? Have you been scarred by something you found there before? While I would normally react with disgust and not think further on it, I recently read that actually this can be a rather aggressive act.  If you […]