Sunshine through the trees

Looking at this garden, you wouldn't think that we are in the middle of a draught. This garden was built by a landscape artist, who probably built it more for the aesthetic beauty than its draught hardiness. Unsuitable for Australia, you might think. But this garden makes me think of other cases where willow trees,... Continue Reading →

Ideal environment

Even a plant has its own favourite spot over another. I spent 2 years with a Slovenian lady. I was renting a room at the back of her house, and I got to see her work around her garden. She believed in looking after what was under her care. She also believed in adding value... Continue Reading →

Frogs

I drove home after a rain. Road was saturated. There is many wildlife in this area and we need to drive slowly once the temperature dropped after the rain. I usually drive at 50km/hour on a road marked to 80km speed limit. You can avoid Kangaroos and Wombat at that speed. Frogs have been my... Continue Reading →

Honesty

Billy Joel might be right. Honesty probably is a lonely word. But its also a interesting measure of things in life. I once worked at a local takeaway business. It was in a wealthy area, though who worked in the area to support the wealthy families were not the wealthiest people. So we received the... Continue Reading →

Horse racing and I go back a long way. I come from a place horse racing was a things to stay away from at all cost. The image around horses racing, if you were to picture this, were all grey and dark, and nothing but desperate men walking from the train station to the race... Continue Reading →

Bread making.

I remembered that I had some baking flour in store. I also had some Yeast. So I shook a bit of Yeast into water with sugar, eventually added flour, "that much would do,' and I let it prove. I remembered I had some olive in the fridge, and I like olive in bread, so I... Continue Reading →

Outside tees

I put 2 little Oak trees outside today. They have spent some time in sun in the last few weeks, short time at a time, to become climatized to the outside environment. Spring is here, and I think they can live outside now, just not in the full sun. I have 19 more pots of... Continue Reading →

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