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How an FTA with China will keep fresh milk on Aussie tables

If you live in the big Australian states there’s a real chance the milk on your Weeties has to be trucked across the Nullabor or over the Murray. 238 more words


The Moose and the Goose by Juliette MacIver; illustrated by Jenny Cooper (2014)

Great rhymes make my heart sing and it’s currently belting out a symphony having just been treated to a hearty rendition of The Moose and the Goose… 247 more words

Picture Book

oh, the places you'll go!

And so the series of posts about my NZ holiday continue… At first, I’d wanted to get all of these posts out quickly while the memories were still fresh and whatnot, but I’ve been busy, and also tired. 647 more words

Somewhere Else

Hillbilly Hot tub

Have been playing around with this for some time now we call it our “Hillbilly Hot tub” 

There is no doubt we have had loads of fun with it and we no wish to own a conventional hot tub as we are just not wired that way, so my brief was, spend as little money as possible, and recycle or upcycle where possible. 126 more words



Oh yes it works  and I have the photos to prove it :-) Oh just put the one in of the local airport as we dropped off the hire car after Jane’s trip to Auckland. 243 more words


Mission possible

Well It’s done the oven is ready or should I say it’s ready for its first fire. If it was a lady it would be dressed but not ready to greet the world but still perfectly functional. 120 more words


A Low Hum House 2014

Blink has announced a brand new musical event: “A Low Hum House”

A Low Hum House is a smaller scale, intimate incarnation of “A Low Hum’ taking place in an offseason Ski Lodge. 34 more words