Backyard Birdlife – Perch & Trap

Autumn. From previous years observations I have noticed that there is a tendency for the Flycatchers to be on the move and more active in places where perhaps they are not at other times of the year. This usually means more frequent visits into urban gardens. We've had the Grey Fantails around and the Willy … Continue reading Backyard Birdlife – Perch & Trap

Cleaning Air

I've been interested in cleaning the air in our house for some time. Years in fact. During the renovation I was particularly concerned with the possibilities of off-gassing from the building materials. Where possible we tried to reduce or eliminate these. For example, with our choice of floor finish (natural oils and wax) instead of … Continue reading Cleaning Air

Green Laundry

I've been updating our Changes to Lifestyle post and have been focusing on the laundry side of things which has many options available for making some wiser, greener changes. So much so I thought a post of its own would be worthwhile. Wooden Pegs : we've had a mix of pegs in our peg basket … Continue reading Green Laundry

Why the Chickens crossed the Road

Why? Because they just weren't getting looked after to the respectable level of care that they deserved. And so it was that Mrs PP found a new home for the four remaining chooks. I did not feel they were getting an improved level of lifestyle along with us and the rabbits. So in gifting them … Continue reading Why the Chickens crossed the Road

Djeran – Ant Season

According to the Nyoongar Seasons, of which there are six, we are now in Djeran.┬áThe winds have dropped the last month or so, particularly in their intensity, with light breezes bringing a welcome freshness to the heat of the days. Scattered amongst this is the occasional rain shower that is replenishing not only the garden, … Continue reading Djeran – Ant Season