The Memory of Trees

On and off, I have been steadily mulching my way through ute-loads of 'green waste'. It is the time of the local council green waste street verge collection. In multiple acts of irony I have been relocating branches from fallen trees at our other house and my parents and carting them back to our house … Continue reading The Memory of Trees

The Return of the White-breasted Robin

It has been a cold, gusty, wintry day. But somewhere there during mid-morning I heard a call from the past. I could had sworn it was the 'chip-chip' of a White-breasted Robin which is not entirely impossible as we had one visit the garden quite regularly a number of years ago whilst it was covered … Continue reading The Return of the White-breasted Robin

The Moon in Pisces

Planting by the cycles of the Moon has intrigued me over the years and continues to do so as I witness how the cycles of the Moon affect those around me. Recently a teacher mentioned to me that she has noticed clear differences in the behaviour of children in conjunction with the Full Moon, though … Continue reading The Moon in Pisces

Power Down

Yesterday. It was unsettling how warm the air was outside. The wind was picking up and trees were starting to sway and bend in the park. The Norfolk Pines that usually stand tall were leaning in the wind gusts. After breakfast, while school drop off was occurring, the power went off. Apparently it was across … Continue reading Power Down

Tillellan – Frog List

This is the start of our Frog List . . . an on-going list like our Bird List. Over the time I've uncovered a couple of frogs around the garden. As I've tried to identify them from pictures I've taken I've comet to realise that we may actually have several types of frogs in and … Continue reading Tillellan – Frog List