The Moon in Pisces

Planting by the cycles of the Moon has intrigued me over the years and continues to do so as I witness how the cycles of the Moon affect those around me. Recently a teacher mentioned to me that she has noticed clear differences in the behaviour of children in conjunction with the Full Moon, though … Continue reading The Moon in Pisces

The Highly Productive, Professionally Engineered Leaf Trap

Our Professionally Engineered Leaf Trap has risen to higher levels of productivity with the recent winds. Days of high winds have started stripping the local park trees of their precious cover of leaves. These in turn have been deposited into our handy and convenient Leaf Trap at the base of our steps. So we have … Continue reading The Highly Productive, Professionally Engineered Leaf Trap

The Rain, the Muse & the Start of Winter

I have been dreaming of compost. I'm not sure why. After the recent winds came the rain. Slowly. But it really hit this afternoon and then settled in. I heard the tank pump working this morning and I'm sure it would have pumped more water up to the header tanks by this afternoon. The neighbours … Continue reading The Rain, the Muse & the Start of Winter

Take what the day gives

From time to time I briefly observe the remarkable sights of other peoples blogs and websites. It's both an experience of awe and total disenchantment to me. Awe at others endeavours and successes. Disenchantment on reflection of our own current state of utter chaos and the relentlessness of working through the mundane list of chores … Continue reading Take what the day gives

Fashion – Your Future Depends on Wool!

Don't mind the title, I'm not going to run the risk of transforming into a fashion blog. But I thought we should post on some of the stuff we've been uncovering. We've been quite overwhelmed by the amount of it and to be honest it has it hasn't been much fun. As in . . … Continue reading Fashion – Your Future Depends on Wool!