Last week was mostly about tidying up the place. there were some Blackbird adventures and Jelina taught some weaving.
Last week we finished upgrading the shadecloth before the heat hits. It was a big job done over the whole week. The garden got its last deep soaking for the year as we get ready for a hot one
This week was about plumbing and outdoor power points. We appeared in Grass Roots for the 4th time and started learning Linux and Java
A double edition because I got too carried away with other stuff. Food Underfoot 2019 (Gawler’s premiere weed walk) was a huge success with 3 attendees. We were given some solar gear to improve our setup, Lots of new shelving and a book purge completed the weeks.
A big week with the Climate Strike protest march and getting ready for Food Underfoot 2019. Oh yeah…it rained. Lots
Last week we moved a lot of the solar around, moving panels and shifting the batteries inside the house. We made sure the subsoil in the front garden was moist in preparation for Summer. Marlon and I also changed the aquaponics around a little.
So much is happening, both here and outhere in the big world that we thought it worth doing a little catchup every Sunday and publish it on a Monday, Oz time. All of the posts will be listed here on this page for your elucidation and convenience. Another week with very changeable weather. I’ve started a few jobs around the house but they’re piling up because of storms. Last night though, we had a real surprise. We were watching the movie ‘Aquaman’ and it got to a bit where Aquaman, as a boy, used his powers to summon a shark. At the same moment, there was a loud sound of rushing water coming from the bathroom. Lon and I jumped up to have a look and saw water gushing out through the cupboard under the basin…a pipe had burst. Now, that’s acting talent for you! Anyways, it was an easy fix this morning and the part only cost me $6
So much is happening, both here and out in the big world that we thought it worth doing a little catchup every Sunday and publish it on a Monday, Oz time. All of the posts will be listed here on this page for your elucidation and convenience. Spring is edging its way closer every day and the garden’s going crazy. Buds, blossoms and leaves are everywhere you look. We lost a couple of plants to the cold and a couple more are suffering but I think will pull through. Those lost were young Tamarinds. That was a pricey loss but you can’t always. I love the way that deciduous plants, especially young trees can look like dead sticks for most of the season, then, when you’re not looking, burst forth in flowers! -The aquaponics has seen a few fish deaths. I think this is due to lack of oxygen in the cold water at night. I’ve extended the frequency and