Binalup – Place of Morning Light

Our own little paradise is snuggled within the greater paradise of Middleton Beach, Albany and the Great Southern Region. The Noongar people of this area of country know the Middleton Beach area as Binalup, place of first light or morning light. Being that the beach faces due east it receives the first light of day … Continue reading Binalup – Place of Morning Light

Gran: a birthday

Gran was asked some time ago what she would like for her 77th birthday. "A Steak. And a Coffee Cake made with Chicory Essence." Bless her. She knew exactly what she wanted for once! Fortunately, we live a happy walking distance to various cafes and restaurants so it was a fantastic incentive to get Gran … Continue reading Gran: a birthday

Dinosaur Parsley

The paradox in gardening that I re-discover from time to time is: a wonderful success preceded by shear and utter neglect. Our Continental Parsley is such a thing. The most that I could ever have contributed to this success is the choice of a good location (between our rainwater tanks - where the soil remains … Continue reading Dinosaur Parsley

UFO – Unidentified Fungal Organism

An amazing display in the sky this evening as we came inside for dinner and tucked in our new arrivals. We have adopted a tribe of guinea pigs which will soon be set to work. In the meantime we are letting them settle and get acquainted with their new location.   This little discovery of … Continue reading UFO – Unidentified Fungal Organism

Stone Soup – another way

The Little Fellas are pretty good with eating their vegetables at dinner time. Gran? Not so much. We do like our Bone Broth and notice a difference between the times we consume it and the weeks we might not have any available. This Stone Soup version is a current winner in the household. Rather than … Continue reading Stone Soup – another way