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Random creatures of Barry

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I spent a wonderful day on Saturday exploring and examining some of the town of Barry’s wilder green spaces with members of the Glamorgan Botany Group. 77 more words


Prepare your garden for battle!

9b Gardens is entering it’s 4th year since inception, thus slowly starting to mature into (what I hope will be) a self-sustaining permaculture food forest. Despite my efforts over the years of establishing a host of beneficial plants such as Yarrow, Wild Carrot, Milkweed, Dill, Nastursium, Marigold and various native wildflowers; I’m having trouble attracting more beneficial insects to join my miniature garden defense army. 541 more words

The Sweet and Sour

Arriving back in France has been a jolt to the system, a commitment to getting life back on track and not to lament too many things that have gone wrong over the last year.  508 more words

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Ladybirds Ate My Wifi

Seriously, you couldn’t make this stuff up.

In Auckland when we lost our internet connection ( and alongside it, very quickly our sanity – #firstworldproblems) it was normally storms, power cuts or greedy teenagers gobbling up our monthly allowance. 222 more words


Things I've Learned This Week.

Hello, good morning and …. HAPPY FRIDAY!

I don’t know about you, but Fridays give me this funny little feeling somewhere between my tummy button and my … erm … my uhm  …  chest. 1,740 more words

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