Wattles on a Grassy Knoll

On brilliantly sunny days the top of the block can be an enchanting place to work. Though I seldom really stop long enough to take it all in. I usually find myself staring at a photo of it on the computer screen much later in the day thinking to myself . . . "Wow, that's … Continue reading Wattles on a Grassy Knoll

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 some of the trees and they are liking this extra fresh water. It is also … Continue reading The Last of March

Lessons from Our First Week of Home Schooling

Gran - despite her robust diet of packaged meals, meat pies, toast & jam, dry biscuits and Promite, fizzy drinks, milk chocolates and prescription medicine - still has a fairly tenuous grip on life. Especially after her near dead experience last November. Grans health (and a society gradually contracting as a form of risk management … Continue reading Lessons from Our First Week of Home Schooling