Category Archives: Environment

The Return of the Handkerchief

Will the handkerchief return? I wonder if the handkerchief will return? I am of the vintage, that remembers the days before tissues for blowing one’s nose, or wiping away tears.  In those days everyone carried handkerchiefs.  What is a handkerchief … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Climate Change

I remember the good old days – do we have to change back to save the planet from all the rubbish and disposables that are causing so many issues in our communities? Continue reading

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A Walk on the Beach

Wander along the beachfront at Beachmere – see into the backyards of million dollar waterfront homes, and see what the sea washes up. Continue reading

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The Big Tree

UBC – Day 29 What’s in The Big Tree? Across the road from the house where I am caring for Lulu the cat, there is a big tree.  I haven’t worked out what type of tree, but it is two … Continue reading

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Home Grown

UBC – Day 28 Home Grown is Best! Home grown fruit and vegetables are best! Many folk do not, or have not, enjoyed the fruits of their own labour.  Especially now with many people living in apartments, there is little … Continue reading

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Spiders in Australia

UBC – Day 24 Australian Spiders Did you know that there are many spiders in Australia? It is reported that there are over 2,400 species of spider here. There are some poisonous deadly varieties, but it has been many years … Continue reading

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City or Country Living?

City?  NO! I have lived in country areas and in the city.  Where I lived as a child in Adelaide, it was right on the edge of “civilisation”.  Across the road from our house, was a railway line.  The house … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed!!

Catching Up I have been overwhelmed. I seem to have been in a “fog” since my return from the journey to the centre.  No doubt driving 7500 kms in 6 weeks can throw you into a fog when it is … Continue reading

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In the Van

I’m in the van for a couple of weeks, learning bit by bit about how to live in it.  I had hoped to be more practiced by now, but an opportunity to do some house sitting changed that.  I have … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Tree Bark

I often spend time looking at the patterns on the bark of trees – for some have amazing patterns on them.  Occasionally I take some photos of them.  When I attended the Anzac Service at Beachmere on Tuesday (April 25th) … Continue reading

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