Author Archives: Sarah

A word from the Leard

It’s hot, hot, hot at Leard State Forest protectors’ camp. I’m slumped in a comfy chair, snatching some down time to watch the bees attracted to the wet hessian on the Coolgardie safe. It’s probably the only water for them for kilometres. There’s low muttering as today’s reconnaissance group frowns and points over a map. Continue reading

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Police conceal identification at CSG blockade

As local CSG blockades gather momentum, and numbers swell at blockade camps, I’d just like to draw attention to something that happened at the Glenugie blockade, in the hope that by “calling” it, it might help reduce future incidences. Continue reading

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CSG – When town came to Brad Hazzard (Lismore)

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! Continue reading

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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 … 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. 

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Root vegie soup

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

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

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

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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…

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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.

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