Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

Halloween in Budapest, Cirque Du Soleil, Delirium, 2007It’s a really gross Sunday afternoon in Noosa.  It has been grey all day with off and on rain…  the perfect soup making day.  I have just turned the oven off – the pumpkin and garlic are perfectly roasted, ready to be blitzed with stock and served with fresh housemade croutons.  YUM.

Years ago I was confident in the kitchen but living with and being married to a chef caused me to withdraw as I always felt what I was doing was being analysed.  Probably not the case because when we were on tour with Cirque Du Soleil, I spent 3 months in the kitchen, under Justin’s direction, creating a spectacular array of salads, dips, mezze, roasting veges, making dressings… doing all my own prep, Read the rest of this entry »

Cher Farewell Tour 2004My Austrian student, Anna, and I have just been looking through some of my old tour itineraries (the last tour I did was 2008 so they are all ‘old’ now), and I came across a memory from the European leg of the Cher Farewell Tour 2004 (that tour lasted 2.5 years!).  We all, including Cher, went for a sail on a Viking boat out in the harbour of Stockholm – the MOST beautiful city I have to say – and had a great time socialising and living it up on our day off.   (Just to note, this was a tour-funded activity from a generous boss).  When the boat docked in Stockholm  we took some group shots whilst the paparazzi had started to gather waiting for Cher to disembark the boat, much to her displeasure and quite rightly so.  The ‘paps’ managed to hone in on some of the group pics before we had finished and the one featured here ended up in a German gossip magazine called ‘Gala’.

We had a German security crew touring with us for our German tour dates and when we headed back from Scandinavia, back in to Germany I was stopped in a corridor by a one of  security guards who had the magazine and had seen me in the latest issue! Read the rest of this entry »