Tag Archives: Orange skin

Sunset Orange

This morning my first thought was about yesterday’s sunset and that dramatic variegated orange strip that traced the horizon afterwards. One shade looked familiar but I couldn’t say why until this morning when I was watering the plants. The shade … Continue reading

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Orange Peels and Mosquitoes

«If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito».  Dalai Lama This year the mosquitoes on Paros seem to be particularly huge and animated.  I was told it’s because, due to lack of … Continue reading

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Dressed in Food

I’ve already posted about using fruit scraps before (Oranges are not just for eating) but after seeing fotos of Jan Hopkins’ watermelon rind dress… Eating watermelon seeds + Watermelon & Mint Salad + Easy Pickled Watermelon Rind. Jan Hopkins and  Art from … Continue reading

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Oranges are not just for eating

Jan Hopkins orange peel teapot Save your orange peels! For instance, dried orange peels, watermelon seeds, silk cocoon, ground coffee beans, and Bombona and tagua seeds – indigenous to Colombia – are ingredients for beautifully crafted necklaces, earrings, and bracelets … Continue reading

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