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Versatile entertainer on offer in popular Manly

first_imgThe veranda at 14 Oakley St, Manly.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020The pool house can also be used as guest quarters, a home office or a teenage retreat.Ms Elliott, who plans to stay in the area, said the verandas were a great place to relax, no matter what the weather was like.“You can always sit outside, whether there’s sunshine or shade,” she said. She said the home was a great gathering place, especially at Christmas time. The swimming pool at 14 Oakley St, Manly.Ms Elliott said the chairs at the kitchen bench were used daily by her children when they came home from school, tucking into some afternoon tea and later their school homework.“It was a great spot as I could be in the kitchen and keep an eye on them at the same time,” she said.“This is a beautiful old house to bring children up — it’s a super package on two lots with separate titles.” The home at 14 Oakley St, Manly.Angela Elliott’s family has lived at 14 Oakley St for 24 years and has made the decision to downsize.With three children who have all grown up, Ms Elliott said the post-war property would be ideal for another family with children.Ms Elliott said the four-bedroom, three-bathroom home had undergone some renovations over the years.“We added a swimming pool, back deck and a pool house,” she said.“This home has been a great entertaining house. We often have friends over.”center_img One of the four bedrooms at 14 Oakley St, Manly.Ray White Manly selling agent Richard Myers said the fabric of the streetscape had historically lent itself to narrow 405sq m lots. “With this being on 810sq m with two titles, we will find that examples such as this will become even more highly desirable in the future once all of the larger blocks have been subdivided,” Mr Myers said. The home is close to public transport, shops and schools.last_img read more

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Game Hens

first_img 27 Views   no discussions Food & DiningLifestyle Game Hens by: – July 29, 2011 Sharing is caring! Share Sharecenter_img Tweet Game Hens.These juicy little chickens are soaked in a zesty fresh herb, lemon, and sea salt marinade for 12 hours before they’re grilled. This process makes them tender and flavorful.If you need to feed a crowd, clip each hen in half with a kitchen shear just before serving; your guests will still get plenty of meat. Garnish each serving with very thin lemon slices.Ingredients:4 1-1/4- to 1-1/2-pound Cornish game hens or 4 medium chicken breast halves (about 2 lbs. total)2 lemons1-1/2 cups snipped fresh herbs, such as oregano and basil1 teaspoon kosher salt or sea salt or salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepperDirections:1.Thaw Cornish game hens, if frozen. Finely shred enough lemon peel from 1 of the lemons to make 2 teaspoons peel. In a small bowl combine herbs, salt, pepper, and lemon peel; set aside. Cut one and a half of the lemons into slices; cut remaining lemon half into four wedges.2.To prepare Cornish hens, remove giblets, if present. If desired, remove skin from hens. Rinse hens; pat dry. Place hens on a plate or baking dish. Place 1 lemon quarter in each hen cavity. (If using chicken breasts, omit lemon quarters.) Tie drum sticks to tail using heavy kitchen string. Twist wing tips under the back. Generously pat outside of birds with herb mixture. Lay lemon slices over top. Wrap tightly with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 12 to 24 hours.3.For a charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around a drip pan. Test for medium heat above the pan. Place Cornish hens (breast side up) on grill rack over drip pan. (Place breasts, bone side down over drip pan.) Cover and grill for 50 to 60 minutes or until meat is tender, no longer pink , and instant-read thermometer inserted into thigh muscle registers 180 degree F. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Adjust for indirect cooking. Grill as above.)4.Remove hens from grill. Cover with foil and let stand 10 minutes before carving. Makes 4 servings.Recipe source: Better Homes and Gardens Sharelast_img read more

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International Friendlies: England Hold Germany As Brazil, France Record Impressive Victories

first_imgEngland and Germany rekindled their old rivalry at the Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night as both sides played out an entertaining goalless draw.Gareth Southgate would be the happier of the two managers after his depleted side was able to hold the world champions who controlled proceedings for the majority of the game. The closest either side came to breaking the deadlock was when Manchester City forward Leroy Sane struck the post with a very good first half effort that rendered England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford helpless.Apart from avoiding defeat, England and manager Southgate were able to hand debuts to Nigerian-born striker Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Jack Cork.In the pick of the other friendly games, France beat Wales 2-0 with goals either side of halftime from Antoine Griezmann and Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud while Neymar (penalty), Marcelo and Gabriel Jesus were on the scoresheet in a 3-1 victory over Japan. Tomoaki Makino got what proved to be mere consolation for the Asian side.International Friendly Results;Poland 0-0 UruguayEngland 0-0 GermanyFrance 2-0 WalesBelgium 3-3 MexicoUkraine 2-1 SlovakiaUAE 0-1 HaitiJapan 1-3 BrazilPortugal 3-0 Saudi ArabiaRelatedlast_img read more

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Rafa Benitez holds no hard feelings towards Real Madrid following sacking

first_img Rafa Benitez 1 Rafael Benitez has expressed his gratitude for having the opportunity to manage Real Madrid and wished his successor Zinedine Zidane well.Former Valencia, Liverpool, Chelsea and Napoli boss Benitez was replaced by Zidane on Monday after a disappointing seven-month, 25-match spell as boss. He won 16 games.Writing on his personal website, rafabenitez.com, he said: “I would like to wish good luck to Zinedine Zidane, my successor, and his staff. To all the players, coaches and staff in both Valdebebas and Bernabeu, I wish all the best and also good luck.”Benitez replaced Carlo Ancelotti in June, signing a three-year contact with his home-town club.But the 55-year-old found himself under increasing pressure due to some indifferent performances and damaging defeats, most notably the 4-0 home loss to Barcelona in November.Benitez’s final game in charge was Sunday’s 2-2 draw at Valencia, a result which left Madrid in third spot in the Primera Division table, four points adrift of leaders Atletico Madrid.The 10-time European champions then moved to remove Benitez and promote Zidane, but Benitez expressed no bitterness in his parting statement.“Now, at the end of my time as first-team coach of Real Madrid, I would like to use this article to say goodbye to everyone at every level of the club,” Benitez added.“I want everyone at the club from the board of directors, executives, workers and all of the fans, (to) know that it has been an honour and privilege to be in charge at this club, where I grew up as a person, player and coach from the lowest categories through to the first team.“As a madridista from Madrid, steeped in the traditions and values of this institution, which I learned in the old sports city of Castellana, it has been an honour to work for these colours.“I would especially like to thank everyone at the new sports city and the Santiago Bernabeu who, since my first steps through the door, have supported me and made my work easier. Thanks to all for helping.“With all my respect and thanks… HALA MADRID and NOTHING ELSE.”last_img read more

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