Category Archives: Observe & Interact

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The Seawall

Most mornings during early November while I made quick visits to the garden to water before the heat hit, I heard the rumbling of large boulders being dumped onto our local beach. They are building a seawall. Just before Christmas … Continue reading

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Summer Rain

After the ‘heat wave’ of the last couple of weeks we received a reprieve today with some decent rainfall. Though not particularly heavy, I am hoping it is enough to allow rain to penetrate a little further into the sand … Continue reading

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Prescribed Burns

This is the map for the southern half of Western Australia for Saturday the 21st of December 2019 – from the Emergency website. These are all prescribed burns except for one on Mount Melville here in town which was reported … Continue reading

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Trashed

Mrs PP has created something of a Christmas tradition in the household. It’s like an Advent Calendar of sorts, only it’s a collection of 25 books with Christmas themes and stories. They are wrapped – with recycled paper from last … Continue reading

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The Big Dry

I have not spent much time in the garden, aside from the morning and afternoon check and water. The days have been warm. Almost a heat-wave you could say for the last week or so. It has me pondering over … Continue reading

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The Very Large Hole in our Backyard is Closing Up

There is a large hole in our backyard. It’s not in the ground, but above our heads. Here in the Great Southern Region of Western Australia I’ve felt the sun like I have not felt the sun anywhere else in … 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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