Tree X – Delonix regia

Some months ago whilst in Perth we pulled up in a suburban car park and were curious about the type of tree we had parked near. It had leaves much like an acacia or Tipuana tipu but with massive long pods hanging down. Some had fallen to the carpark whilst others had probably been removed … Continue reading Tree X – Delonix regia

Birak – The First Summer

As I've posted before, I am a keen follower of the Nyoongar Seasons. That is, the seasons as observed by the local indigenous people of the south-west of Western Australia. Rather than simply defining the very same seasons as experienced by the European settlers to the region - that is the standard Summer, Autumn, Winter, … Continue reading Birak – The First Summer


I have been doing a bit of an audit of the house and the resources that remain. The next phase of the project is going to involve more retaining walls and beginning the foundations of what will be the chook house, hot house, garden shed and straw yard. It is occurring to me as a … Continue reading Considerations

A Return

This post is my first since the 23rd of April post. Any posts in between have been added in order to catch up with records. The day after that last post I injured my ankle and I have to say, I took the opportunity to visit several things. That I had clearly superseded previous warnings … Continue reading A Return

September Observations 2019

31st of August 2019 From our vantage point on the side of the mountain our youngest Little Fella and myself watched the changing light of the new day. This is Binalup. And from here, with the aid of our binoculars, we can see that the silvery sparkles on the waters surface near the shore are … Continue reading September Observations 2019