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Monthly Archives: August 2010
This question has been bugging me for a little while now. Governments and their good buddies in big business keep talking about big and bigger infrastructure. Whenever questions of renewable and non-polluting energy and utilities come up, the responses are … Continue reading
It’s not often these days that I have to buy veggies, but when my own aren’t in season or still growing it has been known to happen. On the weekend I came home with a cauliflower, from a so called … Continue reading
Photo essay. I’m one of the millions of Australians who live with depression and post-traumatic stress. Over the years I’ve tried probably a dozen different medications for this, which either don’t work or the side effects are worse than the … Continue reading
It’s really cold here today. We’re getting this funny weather system where the days start out clear and sunny, then the temperature lowers and by mid arvo it’s raining. Sort of Winter monsoon, or something. The water barrels are full. … Continue reading
Well it’s been an interesting day. My “solar return”… I’m now a Grandmother and 44 years old. While I didn’t get around to a couple of things that I’d wanted to do today, like a wool spinning workshop, it did … Continue reading
As you may have heard, last week a large chunk of ice broke off the Petermann glacier in Greenland. Together with the rapidly shrinking ice sheets in the Arctic, hotter summers and colder, wilder winters, it looks like humanity’s chickens … Continue reading