Galley Wench Tales

Exploring the world through the people we meet
and the food they eat.

Festival of Lights, Properly Planned—at Last!

Festival of Lights, Properly Planned—at Last!

Beyond irreverent yet still hopelessly nostalgic, a few years ago I resorted to celebrating the festival of lights—Hanukkah—with a “Menorah” consisting of a celery stick spread with cream cheese stuffed with birthday candles. In Fort Pierce, Florida,...

Oz’s Gold Coast: Freebies from “Bum’s Bay”

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.  Creativity required to spend time there on a tight budget.  Read on for some ideas.Blue blubber jellyfish on the surfer beach near Marine Stadiumaka “Bum’s Bay.”  Gold Coast, Queensland...