Sydney is losing its spirit of creative, passionate dissent beneath a blanket of ear, conformity and narrow judgmentalism https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/let-s-revive-the-larrikin-spirit-of-mundey-and-leplastrier-to-secure-our-future-20200514-p54sw1.html
I wanted to build a shed. Not a house, a shed. The fact was clearer in my mind than the reasons. A shed, especially of the three-wall hayshed variety, sounds cold, gaunt, comfortless – so how to explain my chronic shed-o-philia? My love of what
This morning brought the first frost of the season. I wanted it to be the first video, too. Admittedly, the vid was a bit scrappy (pyjamas, no makeup, handshake) but I got out of bed in like 2 degrees specially to make it for you,
So just to keep y’all in the picture, and because there’s a bit of history here already (two years, to be precise) I’m thinking I’ll do one front-story, so to speak, then one back-story. Alternating. Take it in turns you guys. I know you want
Published: SMH May 2, 2020 Missy the black Burmese is an intrepid mouser. That’s her inner Artemis, the huntress. But she’s an equally determined sub-doona foot-snuggler. A lifetime house cat, she’s an early adopter of the COVID lifestyle, always eager to sneak out but still
So, bit of a freak-out this morning. After a wild and woolly night we woke to find the power had died. No tea, no coffee machine but, worse, no wifi! No mobile! I suddenly see why farmers have a belt-and-braces mentality. I had a
Coming soon: So what is Broken Creek, exactly? We call it ‘the farm.’ Sometimes we say ‘tiny farm’ or model farm – but it’s not a hobby-farm. The Tax Office would disagree….