I was pretty grumpy when our nanny state decided to tell me I cant have plastic bags from my dairy or takeaway. Mainly because I had to go and buy plastic bags for my home rubbish bins, when I used to use the bag I got from the shop. Last night I went for takeaways and was given plastic bags to carry it home. I said I thought you couldn't do this any more, she replied no its ok if the bag doesn't have handles. Go figure, plastic bags with handles are more dangerous than plastic bags without handles who'd have thought. Mind you I'm happy again because guess where they fit, you got it, in my rubbish bin under the sink, outstanding.
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My favourite wine from this year’s New World Wine Awards is Chalk Hill’s Grenache Tempranillo 2018. As a fan of Rhone Valley Grenache blends, I really enjoyed this Australian variation because it has the full flavour of dark berry fruits with a nice subtle spiciness making it a real pleasure to drink.” And Vaki Plakic from New World Remuera’s pick is Stoneleigh’s Rapaura Chardonnay. “I’m usually a Hawkes Bay Chardonnay fan, but this year I discovered the Rapaura Chardonnay from Marlborough, which is rich in fruit flavour and well balanced. Plus, it’s this year’s Award’s Champion Chardonnay, so you can’t go wrong with this wine!”
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I have 2 more plants that I need your excellent help in identifying please.
I saw these in a friend's garden and for the life of her, she couldn't remember what they were - we all have those blank moments.
1. The first one is a delicate one with beautiful tiny purple petals with grey like 'pods' on the long stem.
2. The second one is a bush type plant with larger leaves at the bottom and smaller leaves as it got taller. The flower sits on a very long stem.
Thank you all in advance.