It has been 11 years since Stones Events burst onto the catering scene and they have since gone from strength to strength in creating treasured memories in private parties, corporate events and of course, weddings.
The Flying Dutchman is a legendary ghost ship that can never make port and is doomed to sail the oceans for eternity. The legend of The Flying Dutchman is said to have started in 1641 when a Dutch ship sank off the coast of the Cape of Good Hope.
There comes a time in a man’s life when the challenge of a 3,000 foot peak in the mountains becomes an ordeal, often an unobtainable goal; when small inconvenient streams and rocks become giant obstacles; when a slope which to the young was almost level becomes almost vertical.
It’s been a very dry Autumn which we have been very thankful for. The cows are still out at grass and we will keep them out so long as the ground remains firm and they still have plenty to eat. Last week the tups (male sheep) went out to start mating with the ewes.
An engagement or betrothal, is a promise to wed, and also the period of time between a marriage proposal and a marriage. During this period, a couple is said to be betrothed, ‘intended’, affianced, engaged to be married, or simply engaged.
New Zealand was undoubtedly the most implausible, ridiculously far-fetched experiences of my life. How was I on the other side of the world? How was Shasta standing right in front of me, after I hadn't seen her for three years? How was I getting a ski-lift up a 2,797 metre mountain?
The contemporary wedding cake has grown out of several different ethnic traditions. One of the first traditions began in Ancient Rome where unsweetened barley bread was broken over the bride’s head by the groom to bring good fortune to the couple and to symbolise the grooms dominance over her.
Isn’t it satisfying to cook a meal from scratch with ingredients you produced yourself? I decided that on a blustering evening I would make toad in the hole with mash potato and cauliflower to accompany along with some meaty gravy.