I promised you a snuggle sofa update. We finally had a decent day to take it out of the bag and trial the ease with which you can inflate these lazy day loungers. Here’s my first attempt: And after second attempt – a tired Saf gets to rest: Fun!
One of my favourite permaculture books, Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemingway, tells a story about three brothers who create a natural edible space. They build a pond and it soon becomes productive with edible cattails. But the wildlife moves in and soon something is eating their beloved cattails. I forget what rodent they identify as the … More Farkling and Fun
I woke up from a dream realising that I’ve been reading too much Terry Pratchett. I encountered a magical land with a pair of witches whose familiar was a clothed tawny owl. There was more to it, but I know it was influenced by the “Wyrd Sisters” and I shouldn’t read any more into it than that, … More Before and After Inspiration
I woke up wanting to go back to sleep. But that’s not unusual. I’m a sleep fiend. 9 hours is my norm. What is unusual is that I didn’t drink tea to get myself out of the sleepy state. No headaches today, and was reasonably alert until about 1/2 hour ago when a heavy-eyed feeling kicked … More Caffeine Deprivation Day 3
Fancy a cuppa? It’s day two of being caffeine free. I’d promised myself to go cold turkey after getting my bike license, but found I needed it to stay awake on the bike. But over the weekend, feeling somewhat poisoned from too much food and drink, I made the decision that I can’t keep stopping … More Tea and Sympathy
Originally posted on soulgifts – Telling Tales:
The land is the Coorong. The people are the Ngarrindjeri, an Australian Aboriginal nation of 18 tribes and 77 family groups, the original custodians of the lower Murray River, the western Fleurieu Peninsula and the Coorong. Some well known Ngarrindjeri people include writer and inventor David Unaipon (1872-1967), who…