Category Archives: Integrate Rather than Segregate

Many hands make light work.

Cardboard, Bananas, Skinks & Frogs

The rasping scream filled the corner of the garden and sent the neighbours dog into a barking fit. The scream stopped and started a few times and then stopped. I had heard it a few times before. It wasn’t human. … Continue reading

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Beer & Tattoos

I don’t have any tattoos. I contemplated getting a henna tattoo once while traveling in the United States to try it out, but when I looked around – it seemed that everyone had one. It lost the uniqueness that made … Continue reading

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The Feast of the First Morning of the First Day

This post is a reflection on our recent trip to Vietnam. Our first trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) was in 2007 during a world trip. The city seemed bigger now, but by how much I cannot really say. … Continue reading

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Child of Bullfrog, Moving on & Beeswax

  I was mulching some wattle branches and Brazilian Pepper tree out the back when I spied this little fella sitting on a rhubarb leaf. Quite happy to sit very still while I moved busily around chopping and mulching branches. … Continue reading

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Summer Delights

The dahlias are flowering. Steadily over the last two years I have managed to cultivate our burgundy dahlias well enough to increase them in number. I have seen them described on-line with such fanciful names as velvet wine, black satin … Continue reading

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Gran Re-Booted (& Magpie Mimicry)

At the start of November, Gran took ill. Really ill. My wife made phone calls to nursing staff and after no change in Grans condition, an ambulance. Much to the entertainment of the Little Fellas, it took four ambulance volunteers … Continue reading

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The Albany Show

Amidst everything else that has been going on around here . . . the Albany Show stops for no one. So it was that we piled our garden produce and cut flowers into the car along with of course the … Continue reading

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