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Did you miss me? *I* sure did!

All hail the prodigal blogger, for she returns in a glorious rain of, um… rain. It was raining today, so I stayed inside mostly, and did self-sufficienty house-type things, and oh BY THE WAY I have internet connected to my … Continue reading

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A Hills Hoist?

This is my clothesline area when I arrived. Actually, I had done a bit of mowing at this point. You can see to the right the capeweed is not quite so wild and woolly. Manual push-mower… yeah baby.And over the … Continue reading

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Apples.

I have apples! On an enormous apple tree! Far form ripe and under mild attack form parrots already, but still. I am thrilled. The biggest tree is a Granny Smith, according to my neighbour Jack, who incidentally used to live … Continue reading

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Long time no post.

I know, I know. I am truly abysmal at keeping this blog up to date.  The past two or three times I have been in town with access to a computer I have been fully INTENDING to post, but left … Continue reading

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Budding

The hills are aliiiiiiiiiiive…. with the SOUND of springtiiiiiime…. So there I was, mooching around the garden after pruning some grape vines, checking the trees over to see what needed pruning immediately. Lots of broken branches and crossed wood, ooh … Continue reading

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Spending for August

$90 Diesel for my van $14.30 Groceries (2kg flour, dry egg-type noodles, dried figs and cherries, 6-pack of toilet paper) $20  Phone credit   That is all for August. I didn’t spend one cent on anything else at all. As … Continue reading

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No Electricity

***This post written a couple of weeks ago now***   I arrived home the other day, and set about unpacking the van, before feeding my lonely cats and apologising for being away so long. I took a quick look around … Continue reading

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