Winter Hits

Spoiler Alert: I wrote this post and then realised that some readers may jump to conclusions. So just to set things straight this is NOT a post featuring such chilly hit songs as A Hazy Shade of Winter, The Ice of Boston, Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow or Snowblind. So let us continue, and … Continue reading Winter Hits

Cleaning Air

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

Fine, Humid, Hazy

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

Petit Paradis in Collage

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