Western Australia’s Plastic Bag Ban

It’s the end of our Financial Year and the start of a shiny, bright new one tomorrow. It happens the same time every year. Yawn. However tomorrow, being the 1st of July 2018 is the start of a new step towards a better future for us. Tomorrow, Western Australia bans the supply of light-weight plastic … Continue reading Western Australia’s Plastic Bag Ban

Wood Ducks, Patience and Working at Heights

The local Wood Ducks are seeking higher ground. It's going to be a sore point this year. Our chimneys are gone. The ducks loved our chimneys. They would stand atop them and croon and quack and carry on with one another. Have little discussions about the inclement weather and how they might go about finding … Continue reading Wood Ducks, Patience and Working at Heights

Post 400 – Welcome & Thank you, Cabbages & The Full Moon

July 28th, 2010 was when I started recording our garden and household goings on with this blog. Since then there have been months of crazy posting and other months too busy to do much at all. There have been years where I posted 8 times and others where I've posted 126 times. So for a … Continue reading Post 400 – Welcome & Thank you, Cabbages & The Full Moon

The Moon in Pisces

Planting by the cycles of the Moon has intrigued me over the years and continues to do so as I witness how the cycles of the Moon affect those around me. Recently a teacher mentioned to me that she has noticed clear differences in the behaviour of children in conjunction with the Full Moon, though … Continue reading The Moon in Pisces

Power Down

Yesterday. It was unsettling how warm the air was outside. The wind was picking up and trees were starting to sway and bend in the park. The Norfolk Pines that usually stand tall were leaning in the wind gusts. After breakfast, while school drop off was occurring, the power went off. Apparently it was across … Continue reading Power Down