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Glutton for Punishment

August, I have learned, is a month best spent in the kitchen rather than on the plot. Turn your back on the kitchen in August at your peril.  308 more words

Agent Sophie

Favourite Courgette Recipes

All of a sudden, our courgette plants have become laden with fat, juicy fruits. One minute there were nothing but tiddlers, then I turned my back for a week and when I peered under the leaves again, was faced with a 1.2kg monster as well as a handful of more sensibly proportioned courgettes. 1,286 more words


Courgettes: a European problem.

On the first day of our holiday in the Limousin, France, we were innocently shopping in the local village when a woman parked up her van and hailed us. 255 more words

My Travels

23 Aug 2014 (AFR) - Units ‘built for investors not owner-occupiers’

(23 August 2014, AFR, p7, Rebecca Thistleton)

‘Property and investment pundits say too many apartments have been built in central Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane and rental prices could plunge. 42 more words

1.Market Observations

23 Aug 2014 (AFR) - Apartment glut puts tenants on top

(23 August 2014, AFR, p7, Rebecca Thistleton)

‘Rising apartment construction has tipped the rental market in tenants’ favour, while rising prices and ­vacancies stymie investor yields. 56 more words

1.Market Observations

S'pore facing a glut of lawyers

SINGAPORE – Over just four years up to March last year, the number of practising lawyers here leapt by nearly 25 per cent to more than 4,400. 519 more words