CSG – When town came to Brad Hazzard (Lismore)

This is the sequel to When Brad Hazzard came to town (Casino).

I’ve just read a couple of media reports about last Wednesday’s Brad Hazzard Lismore SRLUP* gathering.  What a complete misrepresentation of the meeting!  Yes, we were loud, and yes, we took control of the meeting.  But we were also well-informed and articulate, and on the occasions that Mr Hazzard didn’t try to pass the buck, or bluster or bullshit his way through an answer, we did listen.  It’s just that those occasions were few and far between…

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CSG – APPEA tries it on again: Part 2

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CSG – APPEA tries it on again Part 1

This blog seems to have become a CSG activist blog, instead of a self-sufficiency blog.  We’re still working towards self-sufficiency (the latest projects are setting up the bees and hatching chickens) but all we’re writing about is stupid CSG.  I really intend to start writing about self-sufficiency soon (no, really I do) but if CSG comes to our area, we won’t be able to do any self-sufficiency stuff.  So the first job seems to be making sure our air and water remain as uncontaminated as we can make it.

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Edible oils

Why is our food supply becoming increasingly tampered with? Continue reading

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Arrowroot

When we first built the summer garden fence, there was a non-edible variety of canna lily going bananas where we wanted to plant food.  Continue reading

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Root vegie soup

My turn to cook for a change, so I raided the garden for ingredients for vegie soup.  Continue reading

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Alban Elued – Samhain (Mar 20 – May 1) 2012

Autumn!  Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness!  Root vegie soups! Continue reading

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CSG Bull*&^% Detection 101

I’ve got so much use out of the term “legitimating story”, that I realised I’d really like to know terms for other ways in which media, miners or politicians try to frame people’s opinions.  So I went hunting… Continue reading

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Pollies’ survival guide: avoiding difficult questions

Watching pollies and company spokespeople operate at CSG-related “community consultations” and “forums” (fora?) is such an education.  After only a few events, I feel qualified to offer this 10-point guide for aspiring pollies and spokespeople. Continue reading

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Questions for the Minister for Planning and Infrastructure

Here is a list of questions that remain unanswered after the Casino “forum” with Brad Hazzard.  I have emailed Minister Hazzard this list (with a nice note, of course).  If he replies, I will post his answers. Continue reading

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