The Albany Show

Amidst everything else that has been going on around here . . . the Albany Show stops for no one. So it was that we piled our garden produce and cut flowers into the car along with of course the Little Fellas, and made for an early start at the pavilion. How pleasing it was … Continue reading The Albany Show

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 That I had clearly superseded previous warnings … Continue reading A Return

Recent Activity

After the extraordinary weather last week, beautiful, fine sunny, quite summer-like and then an absolutely contrasting Good Friday (rain, hail, chilly temperatures) - we are back into summery days again. In fact, we have been since Saturday! With an urgency I have been rising in the morning and getting into the garden, where possible, without … Continue reading Recent Activity

Revisiting Phases of Abundance

We are now in year two of what Bill Mollison describes as Phases of Abundance. As it happens, this seems to be quite a naturally occurring process in the evolution of our garden, rather than a step by step following of Uncle Bill's guidelines. There is of course an inherent kind of logic to it … Continue reading Revisiting Phases of Abundance

In Reverence of The Rusty Nail

I have busied myself with carpentry projects around the house. Not that I need to really busy myself, but that the aspiration to learn to put things together in more of a coherent and concrete sense than I have managed to do in the past, has been a little stronger. I have completed a cubby … Continue reading In Reverence of The Rusty Nail