This last weekend was Thanksgiving weekend here. I don’t think it’s a big deal the way it seems to be in the States. It’s just a long weekend with lots of food. I love long weekends. This year, rather than engage in the traditional gorging marathon, my mother and I went to Salt Spring Island for a silversmithing workshop. Continue reading
Right. I really must remember never to underestimate my own susceptibility to the power of suggestion.
You know how the other day I was talking about researching silversmithery? Well, I was mostly joking about that. But then, since I was on the computer anyway, I decided to look it up. And guess what? I am now more or less obsessed with the idea.
From what I watched on youtube, you get to use mini blow-torches, which smacks of fabulous from the get-go. (Mini blow-torches are the part of the creme brulee making kit that make me consider buying a creme brulee making kit every time I go to a kitchen shop.) Continue reading