Category Archives: Creatively Use & Respond to Change

Vision is not seeing things as they are but as they will be.

Mrs PP Strikes

On Wednesday, Mrs PP was looking for a particular indoor plant which retails for about $15 – $20 a pot in the nurseries. She found one for $5 on a local trading site and was very pleased with herself. She … Continue reading

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In Reverence of The Rusty Nail

I have busied myself with carpentry projects around the house. Not that I need to really busy myself, but that the aspiration to learn to put things together in more of a coherent and concrete sense than I have managed … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Timber, Bananas & Cubbies

Today I began the task of sorting through the stored wood from the renovation. I had kind of started some weeks back, putting aside certain lengths of structural timber of certain dimensions for the trellis along the retaining wall. The … Continue reading

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Consolidating

January has been full of a lot of changes. I glossed over some of them with this post, but there have been many others that we have been working on over the time. Mostly we talk about our growing garden … Continue reading

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Mild Weather Workout

Today I was up early and working between houses. Progress is being made, but there is still not enough time in the day and too few lifetimes. The main priority today was getting to the rabbits. Spot needed more attention … Continue reading

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October obs

1st week of October – hatchling Wood Ducks out and about at Eyre Park. 4 th Oct – First Diamond Back moth sighted. 5th Oct – first Orchard Swallowtail spotted in the garden. Twenty-eight Spotted Bugs around the garden. 6th … Continue reading

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Wattle

It’s that time of the year for a haircut. This prized possession in our backyard isĀ Acacia longifolia. In our part of the world it is a declared weed because it has become naturalised and grows quickly in our sandy soil. … Continue reading

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