Secret Recipes for Longevity from the 1980’s

Grans diet is troublesome. And I'm not sure. But it's either rubbing off on the wee Little Fella, or he has issues. Or both. Dinner time can be amusing. Amongst the deep span of generations between Gran and the Little Fellas there is a whole galaxy of conversational mishaps and mash-ups that wizz and zip … Continue reading Secret Recipes for Longevity from the 1980’s

Green Manure Seed Trial

This is either a man, outstanding in his field, or a man out standing in his field. Quite possibly it is neither as this is a little crop of green manure plants that I have been growing out, and a small crop at that. Definitely not a fields worth. Over the weeks though they have … Continue reading Green Manure Seed Trial

High in the Skies . . .

This is an image of the Little Eagle being mobbed by an Australian Raven recently, about midday. There were also magpies involved and it was quite a scene given that it is the height of breeding season for many birds and most of them already have young and are trying to ensure a little security. … Continue reading High in the Skies . . .

The First Cicada

These little ground dwelling critters that take to the air in Spring are a sure sign that the warmer weather is on the way. I have from year to year taken note of when I heard the first cicada for the Spring and have decided to create this post in order to maintain a specific … Continue reading The First Cicada

Frog Pools in the Garden

Recently we shifted our small bowls and pool bowls into the vegetable garden to encourage the local frog population into the garden itself. We visited the local pond to collect some gambusia or Mosquito fish. These are an introduced species which we regularly catch to put into our small pools so that any mosquito larvae … Continue reading Frog Pools in the Garden