Monthly Archives: September 2014

First spring harvest of Rhubarb

Spring has sprung and the rhubarb is going great guns, it may have something to do with all the mulch from the chook shed I put on the bed over winter.  The harvest was rather large so half is for … Continue reading

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Last bedroom door fitted

I fitted the last bedroom door today which should stop the finches from making nests in our insulation. The door fitted perfectly. A bit too perfectly as I realised from the inside as I was taking the picture below – … Continue reading

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More to do with Kale

Annabel Langbein who I have mentioned before and is on Jo’s and my short list of the only cook books you will ever need has a new book coming out shortly. On her blog she has been releasing little tastes from … Continue reading

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First solar array completed

After a day off to have my back realigned by the local physio I completed the first of the solar arrays mark II. I think the most expensive part of building a house is all the physiotherapy bills. 10 panels … Continue reading

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New Solar Panel Frame

Well after a week of welding I finished the 4 frames for the new solar array only to discover I could barely lift them let alone carry them to where they needed to be – design flaw I might make … Continue reading

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Alain de Botton and The School of Life YouTube channel

Jo and I are fans of Alain de Botton. We have a number of his books and subscribe to the Philosophers Mail and The School Of Life. I like the way he states the bleeding obvious in an interesting way and … Continue reading

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Cooler than fireworks

If there is one thing that is cooler than fireworks it is rainbows Cheers Franky

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