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 Oct - First cicada heard in the garden. I thought I heard one yesterday while … Continue reading October obs

Secret Recipes for Longevity from the 1980’s

Grans diet is troublesome. And I'm not sure. But it's either rubbing off on the wee Little Fella, or he has issues. Or both. Dinner time can be amusing. Amongst the deep span of generations between Gran and the Little Fellas there is a whole galaxy of conversational mishaps and mash-ups that wizz and zip … Continue reading Secret Recipes for Longevity from the 1980’s

Robinson Crusoe, Friday & Butternut Pumpkin

It was Tuesday night. In all the rush to get dinner on the table I was serving it before I realised that there was pretty much nothing that Gran was going to eat. It was CHICKEN and VEGETABLES. And our Gran doesn't do vegetables. I wasn't so sure about the Butternut pumpkin (Squash) though. "Sorry … Continue reading Robinson Crusoe, Friday & Butternut Pumpkin

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

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