Category Archives: Small & Slow Solutions

Use small and slow solutions.
The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
Slow and steady wins the race.

The First Cicadas & General Update

About a week and a half ago in Perth I heard the first cicada for the season. It was a really warm day in amongst others that had brought showers. Today, after a few days of rain and then a … Continue reading

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The Haunting

Hello. What do you do when your dream starts to fade? I haven’t been here for a while. My last post was in February this year. It occurs like this from time to time. I’m romantically involved with life, not … Continue reading

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Gran and the Forbidden Favourites

In making a marked exit from plastic this Christmas, Mrs PP has finally pulled out the Forbidden Favourites move. We’ve talked about this before between us, but this year we are doing it. And there are a couple of things … Continue reading

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Bioreactors

Some luck in the garden today. I have been looking into worm farming as a way of composting larger amounts of garden waste material and kitchen scraps and creating the worm castings that are so valuable to the garden. I’ve … Continue reading

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Hoverflies

Last Monday the back of the house was inundated with hoverflies. I have never seen hoverflies in such prolific, swarming abundance. They were coming in under the verandah and getting caught up in spider webs. Throughout the week they have … Continue reading

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