Category Archives: Use & Value Renewable Resources & Services

Use & Value Renewable Resources & Services
Let Nature take its course.

Tourist Trap

I often wonder what residents of Perth or visitors to Albany, Western Australia, make of our weather. We have had some really wonderful weather recently. Yesterday had the intensity of a summers day, but with the freshness in the air … Continue reading

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Reprieve 1st of March ’19

At 4am it started to rain. I don’t recall the last time I heard rain. Decent rain. It was over two months ago. I love the summer, but the garden is drying out down to the depths of itself. The … Continue reading

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The Albany Agricultural Show – Trouble in Paradise.

It has been a busy week, but there is no rest for this man. I am rather over-tired and I have some opinions to vent. Which I do very irregularly. But I will unpack a few right here and now. … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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