Aireys inlet — It is my impression that the majority of Hi people are young professionals, starting or building their careers, or in some cases still out seeing the world. Sure, Hi includes a few old blokes like me who are already looking back on their retired years, but, on the whole, retirement planning would be pretty far from the minds of most people that frequent this website. When I retired in ‘99, I nee...
Aireys inlet — When I first came to Australia forty five years ago, my window on the world was wide: both philosophically and geographically expansionary, so to speak. Yes, the Atomic Bomb was already a real threa...
Aireys inlet — On our small acreage I have left many wild thickets (like the one pictured here) to grow without disturbance for 37 years. Apart from its beauty, this strategy has major value in the war against clima...
Day 20 #100happydays: Patience rewarded
Day 7 #100happydays: New growth
The salad bed in our garden
Day 3 #100happydays: Guerrilla gardening
Day 2 #100happydays: Plant carrier
The Garden Lover or Why I Would Never Live in the Sydney Downtown Area
4 Curious Facts About Japanese Cherry Tree You Probably Don’t Know
Thickets and Climate Change
My Window on the World
Planning for Retirement
In a neighborhood pumpkin patch, a brief conversation on eating flowers...
A Spring treat: some rhubarb and a cup of lard!
Let it grow; let it grow; let it grow. The weather outside's delightful!
Day 56 #100HappyDays: Sunflowers
Day 55 #100HappyDays: Rocket
Signs of life!
Day 24 #100HappyDays: In the pink
Day 21 #100HappyDays: Tomato planting
Day 20 #100HappyDays: Daylight
Day 15 #100HappyDays: Camellias
Day 1 #100HappyDays: Planting bulbs
Grass in the Garden
Nature is at it's most beautiful when it is allowed to flourish as it wishes.
Amazing what some furniture can do to your sense of space. I've just created an extra room in my flat!