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Six on Saturday

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Regular readers of my blog this is Six on Saturday, a weekly feature where garden bloggers across the globe write about six things in their garden, usually in the form of a numbered list. 959 more words


Bury 'em Deep

Planting tomatoes is one of those things that I really dig. Everyone has their own methods, and mine have evolved over the years. I used to plant in long, even rows. 757 more words


Spring is Here, Are You Farmin'??

Ahh, life on the farm. Always busy, but so rewarding! And easy. I mean, the sun is ALWAYS shining. It never rains! And, I never have to water! 398 more words

Transhumanism, utopianism and dystopia: Why we are drawn to science fiction and what we can learn from it

A keen interest in science fiction seems like a glaring contradiction for primitivists, and in many ways it is. I have often asked myself why I continue to be interested in science fiction that involves space travel, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, urban sprawls and so on. 964 more words


A Time to Plant! A Time to Paint, and a Time to Ponder.

Hello again to those who may still be following, I have been very hit and miss here over at my garden blog this year, compared with previous years.  967 more words


The Build - Update 2

Well all the containers have arrived and have been installed.  The subfloors are being put in. The start of the roofing structure is being installed.   We’ve been hampered slightly by stupidly hot days, and gale force winds.    106 more words


Home-Grown Sugar

April, 2018.

I look forward to maple sugaring season like a child looks forward to Christmas. So pardon me if I wax poetical about the mysteries, the vagaries, the brutalities, the unfathomabilities that are the maple syrup season. 1,564 more words