My Rustic Garden

WE HAVE BEEN HERE AT CAMELOT IN THE BEN LOMOND MOUNTAINS FOR 10 YEARS NOW. When we arrived we had 8 Willow trees that were planted over our septic tank and electricity lines and we had to remove 6 of these trees. Our grass was like straw and not lawn and weeds were creeping through […]

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Our Tree Change

My husband and I moved to the country to experience a sustainable ‘tree change’ life style.  We both had lived by the beach our whole lives. I grew up in a beautiful little village, Avalon Beach which is situated on Sydney’s northern beaches. My husband grew up in Trinidad, in the Caribbean. The thought of […]

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Retro Blogging

I have been part of the computer scene since 1990 – I even have a ‘Word Perfect Computer Certificate’ dated 1992 – and I have been blogging, or web logging, since … believe it or not … 2001 … but in those days it was a simple process of writing on a blank screen with […]

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How to get rid of nasty spiders that intend to kill you!

I am generally an insect and bug whisperer … but when it comes to the Sydney, or in my case, Northern NSW Funnel Web or Red Back spider, I am a fully qualified killer. I was 9 years old when I was bitten by a Red Back Spider. I was picking flowers for my Mother […]

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