Stone of many colours

Opals are commonly pictured as translucent, pale, grey-green stones flecked with ghostly colours. In fact, they come in several bright colours and are especially prized by Librans. Continue reading Stone of many colours

Potatoes and gravy

Victor Borge, the Danish pianist and comedian, used to tell how his uncle, an inventor, once crossed an Idaho potato with a sponge. “It tasted awful… but it sure held a lot of gravy!” Continue reading Potatoes and gravy