I've been interested in cleaning the air in our house for some time. Years in fact. During the renovation I was particularly concerned with the possibilities of off-gassing from the building materials. Where possible we tried to reduce or eliminate these. For example, with our choice of floor finish (natural oils and wax) instead of … Continue reading Cleaning Air
It's been really muggy the last few days. We had a shower of rain Tuesday night which freshened the garden up - then the sun came out. I'd like to report that I've progressed things in the garden and built new garden beds, sorted out the animals and got things ready for autumn planting . … Continue reading Fine, Humid, Hazy
Australian Christmas Tree Nuytsia floribunda Merry Christmas to all our readers. For those in the North, stay warm and enjoy your friends and family time. To those in the South, happy summer holidays! See you all in the New Year!
The Eighth instalment of our annual bit of artwork tracking the Two Little Fellas. This year, on a whim, our youngest Little Fella takes the stage given that he's played smaller roles in previous pictures and I loved how he embraced his nature playground in the garden - quite literally. Over the years friends and … Continue reading Petit Paradis in Collage
Ultimately we need to recognise that while humans continue to build urban landscapes, we share these spaces with other species. … Continue reading Refuge