It’s winter in Australia. Here in Armidale, Australia's highest city, sub-zero temperatures are a frequent occurrence. The lowest recorded temperature is around -12oC. Frosty mornings usually make way for the weak sun to warm things up to a bearable 13 - 15oC most days but it’s dismal on the days with no sun. You can … Continue reading Winter’s Citrus Bounty
Way back in the 1990s, my ex and I built a mud brick house near Bellingen. As the construction progressed, I created a vision book of how I wanted our home to look. I designed a massive garden with a veggie patch and an orchard. I cut out pictures from magazines, drew plans and wrote … Continue reading The Ultimate Shed.
To get anywhere from Australia you need to take a long-haul flight. Over the last 10 years, I have done a lot of long-haul bum-numbing flights! I became very proficient in ensuring I didn't wear the boots that made the scanners go ping, or take potentially offending items in my carry-on. Before COVID, I had … Continue reading Giving flying the flick?