Monthly Archives: June 2013

Reflection as to why.

I’ve been pondering as to why I want to follow a sustainable, organic and waste free lifestyle. I think it all started with my dearly loved dad who couldn’t let anything that had some value or use go to waste. … Continue reading

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Ooooh, sore but satisfied.

I had many jobs planned this weekend including cutting all the timber that came from the framework of the wall we removed between  two rooms and the old floor boards that were lifted. With the threat of more rain I … Continue reading

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Risotto Report and other ‘stuff’.

I mentioned yesterday that I had heard that risotto can be made using the slow cooker. I must say I am in awe of the people who give these ideas a crack, this was a winner! Maybe not truly authentic … Continue reading

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Long Weekend

  I love having a bit of extra time to be able to address tasks that are calling. With this weekend being an extended one, we have been able to go to Melbourne and catch up with my son and … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes!

We have been cruising along for the last two years working on the things that you can’t really see making much of a difference, water pipes, rewiring, new gas line, levelling. The first visible (apart from some paint work) major … Continue reading

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