Friday, January 29, 2010

Hawk alert

Lately, this lovely hawk has visited our neighborhood . From dawn to dust it can be seen and heard. We hope our birds are safe. They have an attentive guard dog. He barks and bites.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Drink Tall Horse

The label is cute, but the best about Tall Horse is the flavor: light, gentle and fresh. I'm not a wine conoisseur and one glass is enough to knock me out. But the south-african Tall Horse has a good price and a sweet taste. It's worthwile and praised by people who knows best:

"This is a lovely wine. It has a sweet and simple flavor that went incredibly well with the fish we prepared for dinner last night. There also wasn't that unpleasant aftertaste that has accompanied most of the white wines I've tried in my life. I'm pleasantly surprised with how much I like this wine and hope to find more cheap whites that please me as much. I'm not ready to jump on the white wine band wagon just yet though; I think I just got lucky picking out the bottle. Who can go wrong with those herbaceous grassland aromas?" (Wine for the Cheap)

"The labels also create interest with their name and the illustration. The simple drawing is obviously a giraffe but the wines are called "Tall Horse." There is a story behind this that dates back to the early 1800's and a gift of a giraffe from the Sultan of Egypt to the King of France that the French called a tall horse. A good story and a great label design can go a long way towards selling more product and Tall Horse Wine is a great example of that." (Lightning Labels)

The Land of Might-Have-Been - Novello/Marsh

The Land of might-have-been, such a beautiful music, sung by Jeremy Northam, disappeared from Deezer! But we still can find it at YouTube. &...