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Saturday, 6 February 2016

Grow Some

In our area we are paying up to $8 for a cauliflower. This year the cost of fresh food will increase by 40% over last year, according to government forecasts. Oh this does not sit well with me.

Saturday, 23 January 2016

The Three Hole Composter

You already know I'm a simple soul given to small, some might say odd, pleasures. Here is more proof. My favourite activity at this time of year is flinging compost from one side of this baby to the other.

Monday, 11 January 2016


On one of our beach walks last week we came across a large pile of seaweed. Free fertiliser of the best kind, full of minerals and trace elements. Over two days we dug into the pile, filled up large buckets and laboured up a steep and narrow path to the car.

Thursday, 31 December 2015

Some Things I've Learnt In 2015

In this time of resolutions I've decided to reflect on the things I've learnt over the last year and resolve to put them into, or continue to, practise.