Food Forest & Permaculture

What We’ve Been up to…

As I mentioned in my last post, there's been some serious Mimsy the Mango Tree love going on in my life. In addition to time spent admiring Mimsy's beauty, I have also been pampering Cecily the Mandarin Tree: cleansing her of her slightly embarrassing pest problem (leaf miners and woolly aphids - ick!); giving her… Continue reading What We’ve Been up to…

Australia, Travel

Our Holiday in Australia (Part 1): Less blabber more Photos!

This blog has been a little word-heavy of late and not the interesting kind either.  It has always been a place I vent and clear my head so I guess its just like that some weeks (or months).  To make up for the mind-numbing ramblings here's some eye candy! We arrived in Australia on a… Continue reading Our Holiday in Australia (Part 1): Less blabber more Photos!

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…as the flood waters recede

...the stank takes hold.  Being on the other side of the world affords me the luxury of only being able to imagine the stink that must be perma-sniffed into our family's noses right now.  The kind of smell that will probably be imprinted on their memory's for years to come. By some extraordinary miracle no… Continue reading …as the flood waters recede

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Crazy Aussie Weather…

Today has been an emotionally draining day.  My "baby" (who is actually a soon to be 5 year old) started Reception (Prep for my Aussie readers) .  All of my kidlets are now in full time schooling and it feels like the end of an era.  I thought I'd be a blubbering mess and I… Continue reading Crazy Aussie Weather…