Tag Archives: nature

Lockdown at le Petit Paradis

Lockdown. I really dislike that term. A great deal. I have much disdain for it. I am mindful of the words we use to paint our world. This is also not so much of a Lockdown as a very inconvenient … Continue reading

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The Last of March

The rains have come and I am grateful. Mostly because the days are sunny and delightfully warm and those overnight showers or early morning drops are ideal for the young seedlings and newly planted trees. I have also been re-potting … Continue reading

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The First Trees are Planted

Yesterday I planted out our first trees. There was no pomp and ceremony. Not loudly anyway. I carted up several loads of sandy soil and dumped them on the growing swale at the top of the slope. I filled up … Continue reading

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Birds

Whilst I have been working out in the garden I have had visitors. Though I have been reminded that we are ‘Social Distancing’, ‘in self-quarantine or self-isolation’ or my pet dislike, ‘Lock-down’ – the visitors still come. The Wattlebird swoops … Continue reading

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The Wall, The Soil & The Beans

Today, I had the luxury of getting outside early. Though ten minutes into my day I was already sweating as I carted buckets of sand up the slope to where I am starting the very top swale. It is hard … Continue reading

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