Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas floods

Sarah and I were expecting my family and their little fox terrier Suzy for Christmas on the afternoon of the 25th. Unfortunately, it rained consistently the week before their arrival and it really did look like getting in would be difficult. Continue reading

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Julian Assange

Is this really happening? Does anyone really believe the charges against the WikiLeaks frontman are unmotivated by WikiLeaks’ release of a heap of diplomatic cables? I mean honestly. Continue reading

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Koala

Was just clearing some lantana behind the house, and happened to look up. This is a first for me … Continue reading

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Potato Harvest

It’s finally stopped raining so I thought I’d better check on the potatoes and make sure they haven’t rotted away. Well, to my surprise they hadn’t and, in fact, I managed to harvest 5kg worth of potatoes Continue reading

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Cane toad

I found a cane toad in our medicinal garden today. I put him in a bag in the fridge. The theory is they go into hibernation mode in the cold. Then, after a day or so, they go into the freezer where they die. Unpleasant for all concerned. Continue reading

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Fever dreams

Back on my feet now after a few days being waited on by Felice. I don’t often enjoy being sick, but this time the inflight entertainment was exceptional. Continue reading

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Still raining

Sarah developed a bit of a fever and has been bed-ridden for the last few days. I made the mistake of giving her a bell to ring. She’s definitely on the mend but still insists of ringing that &#^$*%@ bell! Clever girl. Continue reading

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Beans

What can I say about our beans? There’s something very wrong. We have too many beans. No, really. They just won’t stop growing. It’s a plague. It’s a plague right out of Egypt! And the more you pick ’em, the more they grow! Continue reading

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