Author Archives: Sarah

Lughnasadh to Alban Elued 2012 (Feb 1 to Mar 20)

CSG issues took up a lot of time this eighth, so we slacked off on the harvesting, as well as the sowing and recording.  But here goes a quick summary, with the limited notes I’ve got…

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Joy

I just need to say how good I feel today. Even CSG can’t shake it – I have this solid sense of joy and abundance and love for everything. Flaky? Absolutely. Do I care? Absolutely not. Continue reading

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Lomandra propagation

No CSG today, just self-sufficiency stuff. We’re planning to plant Lomandra longifolia (spiny-headed mat rush) on contour at various spots around the place, to stabilise slopes and create barriers to pademelons. A tray of Lomandra seedlings from the nursery is $50, and not very self-sufficient, so we’re propagating them ourselves. Continue reading

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Bush nuts and chestnuts

Our first nut harvest! 

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The “Legitimating Story”

I recently stumbled on a very useful term: the “legitimating story”.  Nerd that I am, I got all excited, because here is a phrase that – in two lonely words – goes a long way towards articulating a technique of … Continue reading

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More on Arrow paying for police at Kerry

There’s been a fair bit of discussion surrounding the whole Arrow-paying-the-police arrangement. Continue reading

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Arrow paying for police: the legals

This is what the actual legislation (according to Austlii ) and police force policies (according to Qld and NSW police force documents) say about arrangements such as the one where Arrow paid police officers to be present at the community blockade site in Kerry. Continue reading

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Has Arrow Energy bought the Qld police force?

Last week, a rather chatty police officer told me something that I found quite shocking. Continue reading

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Alban Eiler to Beltane (Sept 23 – Nov 1) 2011

Alban Eiler is the Spring Equinox, so in this 8th, the days are longer then the nights, and getting longer (but more slowly). The garden is responding with daily flourishes of new green, which makes us feel like better gardeners than we are. But we’ll take what we can get. Continue reading

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Imbolc to Alban Eiler 2011: In the kitchen

Felice is the kitchen wizard at The Creek, so she’s probably best placed to write this part, but here’s what I like about this 8th:

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