Some happy snaps from a recent trip to the Rippon Lea Estate in Melbourne. So what are the chances you are going to visit anytime soon? If the answer is no, then here are some of the things that I saw on a beautifully sunny Autumn day. About these ads
There are few things as satisfying as finding a bulky package in the mailbox, opening it, and finding a book in there with your name in it. This is what happened to me just a few days ago, and I wanted to share the experience with you as soon as possible.
Spare a thought for Chilli, the ISA Brown x Leghorn x Australorp chicken who became a blind sometime after her first birthday, possibly during Melbourne’s Xmas heatwave. Not sure exactly when or how it happened – I was having a great old time in Gelnelg, Adelaide with the family at the time, and during my weekly reports from Dad, got the news that Chilli ‘wasn’t quite right’….
I’m sure spidey did a great job keeping off the aphids and other little bugs from the grape vine. But for the possum/s that came and ate my almost ready to eat grapes, alas poor spidey – my poor friend spidey.
under stars orange flames lift up cold memories
Originally posted on Milkwood: homesteading skills for city & country:
This place! These people! Recently I was lucky enough to hang out at Good Life Permaculture’s HQ, based in a backyard in the hills high above Hobart, Tasmania. Hannah and Anton are busy turning a steeply sloping backyard into a patch of edible awesome –…
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