Wattle

It's that time of the year for a haircut. This prized possession in our backyard isĀ Acacia longifolia. In our part of the world it is a declared weed because it has become naturalised and grows quickly in our sandy soil. Too good to be true! But it gets better. Our rabbits eat the leaves and … Continue reading Wattle

Further Than Now

So about a month ago I had a bit of a dump with my post Spring Convulsions. I'm better now. Aired. Light. Somewhat lifted. It is partly to do with the whole vibration of Spring around me - and partly to do with the fact that I have a tendency to keep going. I have … Continue reading Further Than Now

Turtles on the Move

Today we witnessed the mini-migration of the endemic turtles to our area, the Southwestern Snake-necked Turtle. It's interesting how names change for birds and animals. I grew up knowing it as the Long-necked Tortoise. I was up early to sow seeds into the new beds. It had been raining lightly throughout the night by the … Continue reading Turtles on the Move

Departing with Stuff

This post is as a result of being reminded of a previous post of mine. Much More Mulch posted recently regarding my post Take What the Day Gives that I did some time ago. In fact, I vividly remember writing it and was absolutely amazed to discover that it was written back in May. It … Continue reading Departing with Stuff

Winter Hits

Spoiler Alert: I wrote this post and then realised that some readers may jump to conclusions. So just to set things straight this is NOT a post featuring such chilly hit songs as A Hazy Shade of Winter, The Ice of Boston, Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow or Snowblind. So let us continue, and … Continue reading Winter Hits