South Pacific Interlude

Mid winter is a fabulous time for a gardener to take a break and to be honest I really felt like I needed one after a long slog in a not so desirable growing season.  So the family and I…

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Whales, Snails and Tropical gardens

The weather has been a little crazy here of late – the fattest rain drops in showers that come and go with with a moments notice and disappear as quickly as they came, leaving behind a sea of muddy puddles….

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We ate snails

I have discovered a perfectly good way to deal with the snails in my garden – serve them up on a plate.  Um…  Yeah… maybe.  When someone else does it for you and they are barely recognisable from the slimy…

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Coconuts and Cassava

Bananas and breadfruit…  I’ve been away.  The last couple of weeks I have been cruising around the South Pacific, with exotic destinations such as Noumea, Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, and starting and ending in Sydney, Australia.  It was such a whirl…

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