Sarj cooking at Bowden Plant4

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 26, 2016 | Category : Busan, Business ideas, China, Dairy free., Demonstrations, Filming, Fusion Foods, Gimhae, Health, Herbei, Ho Chi Minh City, Host families, International Schools, Japan, Kansai, Kyoto, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Osaka, Seasonal, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, South Korea, Students, Uncategorized, Vegan, Videos, Vietnam

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My journey to publish my book My Recipe for Cultural Interchange and then turning it into a video documentary 6NORTH by filming in Japan, South Korea (Busan), China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore  in 16 days has been both challenging and rewarding. 6NORTH documents a ‘host mother’s’ journey to visit international students...

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PREVIEWS OF my DOCUMENTARY “6NORTH”

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 7, 2016 | Category : Uncategorized

It’s a year since we filmed 6NORTH in Japan, Korea, China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore in 16 days. It was a remarkable journey that Stephen and I shared together and now with the magic of film editing we can share it with you. Plus you can read my blogs and...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 6/6 SINGAPORE

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 21, 2016 | Category : Uncategorized

It took us roughly 5 hours to get into Singapore. We had decided that we would take a coach to see how much of Malaysia has changed along the way. Practically all of the trip is within Malaysia. You only need to get your passport out at the end of...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016

By: | 2 Comments | On: December 30, 2015 | Category : Uncategorized

I trust that you have had a wonderful and Merry Christmas! I would like to take this opportunity to wish you A Very Happy 2016 filled with good health, love and happiness. If wealth happens to follow to reward your hard work then that would be most welcome. Otherwise my...

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My article in Gourmet Magazine

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 28, 2015 | Category : Uncategorized

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I am delighted to say that The Australia Times has kindly asked me to write recipes and stories for their monthly Gourmet Magazine. Since September 2015 I have been contributing my stories and recipes. I also will be developing new recipes monthly using ingredients and produce from my garden and...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 5/6 MALAYSIA Part 1/2

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 21, 2015 | Category : Uncategorized

At Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) we said goodbye  to the Grandma who was returning to Perth and made our way to baggage collection, money exchange and then immigration. I wish Malaysian immigration officers would be more cheerful to visitors. They talk more to their colleagues than tourists and this isn’t a great...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 4/6 VIETNAM

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 28, 2015 | Category : Adelaide Uni, Filming, Ho Chi Minh City, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Norwood Morialta High School, Parents, Students, Uncategorized, Vietnam

The flight to Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam was smooth and the crew on Vietnam Air were very pleasant. Before long we were landing in Ho Chi Minh City for the very first time! The sun was setting as our plane landed. We were quite happy that we actually got on...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 4

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 14, 2015 | Category : Charles Campbell College, China, Filming, Herbei, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Stephen Says, Students, Videos

The flight from Shijiazhuang was smooth and along the way we thought about how pleasant our experience had been with such a nice family. If you ever have the chance to experience this for yourself with your own Homestay student’s family then do so and hopefully it will be just as rewarding for...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 3

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 1, 2015 | Category : Charles Campbell College, China, Filming, Herbei, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Students, Uncategorized, University of SA

It was a huge surprise and delight to see Fuqiang’s family members waiting for us as at the Shijiazhuang arrival hall! Father Mother and cousin as well as Fuqiang. The warmth and generosity we felt coming from them was wonderful and quite overwhelming. His mum reached out to present me with a...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 2

By: | 2 Comments | On: June 29, 2015 | Category : China, Filming, Herbei, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Students, Videos

Roger treated us to all sorts of Cantonese cuisine at lunch, just see these pictures, now we had enough fuel in our bellies to last us the whole day!   To hear Fuqiang’s voice on Rodger’s phone in China was quite remarkable. Not only was it the first time I was hearing it...

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