Message in a Bottle

I am grateful for our little paradise. In order to 'comply' with the medical directives of my employer whilst also respecting my own future health and responsibilities as a husband and father, I have not been permitted to attend work. Therefore, I have not been getting paid. For some time now as it happens. There … Continue reading Message in a Bottle

Seasonal Update – May 29th

Today is an indication that the season of Djeran is waning into Makuru. The temperature has dropped and heavy rain has occurred throughout the night. These are the names of the seasonal changes/times as observed by the local Menang people in this region of Western Australia. We are moving from cool and pleasant into the … Continue reading Seasonal Update – May 29th

Tagasaste from Seed – Update 2021

There are a number of things in the backyard garden that give me joy. The Tagasaste and Wattles are current favorites. Although, there's also the dahlias, the healthy crop of bean plants winding their way up the trellis and the very contented call of Bullfrog in the summer evening. It's almost like a gentle, froggy, … Continue reading Tagasaste from Seed – Update 2021

Waste Reduction & Food Production

I've been remiss. Actually, quite remiss. Something happened this year that I didn't acknowledge or pay credence to at the time. So here it is, before the year ends! This year the City of Albany introduced the FoGo (Food Organics & Garden Organics) collection service. Other localities around the State have been rolling out the … Continue reading Waste Reduction & Food Production