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Fruit Trees are growing

I don’t get much time in the afternoon’s after work to go check on how the fruit trees are going, so the weekend is pretty much the best opportunity to have a look at them individually and see what’s happening. … Continue reading

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Time wasted!

I had spent the last few weeks fishing around for details on the protocol used in the Nissan.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download After much, much, much Googling and some testing, I concluded that there is no OBDII … Continue reading

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Low Rolling Resistance Tyres

After doing some poking around into tyres, I’m still largely unclear on which of the low rolling resistance tyres are going to deliver results, and what kind of results to expect. I understand the key concept – a tyre with … Continue reading

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When it stops raining…

.. I’d like to give the car a wash and remove the leaves that have been hiding up near the windscreen. It stopped enough today but I took the time to get the radio working (only CDs were working, and … Continue reading

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The Garden in Autumn

We got a reasonable result from the back garden in Autumn. We had some losses on getting the seeds in a growing state though – we lost a heap to what might have been excess water. Then the first set … Continue reading

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It’s as easy as..

.. watching what you use. I’ve heard it many times recently, and was discussing with someone today, in the context of solar power, that there is no point adding any sort of solar power system if you don’t take the … Continue reading

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Planned Gross FIT reduction

The NSW Government is proposing to legislate a reduction to the feed in tariff from 60c per kWH to 40c per kWH. It’s reduction of one third of the rate that was legislated at the time we bought. But what … Continue reading

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Eggs. Home Made Foods.

Eggs are finally arriving, we’ve had 6 of them from one chook, the other chickens seem to be slow or younger. We planned to have extra chickens join the current ones over the weekend, since they aren’t laying, that’s not … Continue reading

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Chickens are free.

Last weekend, we took the time to clip the wings of the chickens to give them some lawnmowing time. You’d think the first place they’d rush is our garden beds, with the straw, green leaves, food to tear apart. Not … Continue reading

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Worm Farm now seems productive

We had originally established the worm farm based on a simple idea of two styrofoam boxes stuck together, and bedding based on garden soil, newspaper and straw. The worms seemed to be OK with that, but after 6 months or … Continue reading

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A new tree addition

After considering more what our desired trees will be, we went out over the weekend in search of some stone fruit trees and some kiwi fruit vines to bury the chicken house with (it’ll double as shade cover and provide … Continue reading

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Funding our projects

Finding funding for many of the changes I want to take going forward remains difficult. The solar panels are paying for themselves, but we still need to pay the upfront charge which is restricting our ability to expand and add … Continue reading

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An Electric Car

The concept behind moving from a petrol driven engine to an electric car is amazingly simple (when you remove all the safety aspects): – Pull out the current petrol engine. – Source an electric motor, lithium batteries, thick cabling, motor … Continue reading

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Chickens are in!

We had finished the setup of the chook house during the week, and then set out to get some chickens. The plan is to start with just a few and see how they work out with respect to feed and … Continue reading

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The Oven is nearing completion

I’ve spent a lot of time lately on the car that I’ve left the chook house – “The Oven” – alone sort of. A few weeks ago, we bought drill bits capable of boring large holes into the stump and … Continue reading

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Passion Fruit Moves to New Home

I was contemplating making Strawberry planters which make the most of the space given to them, by placing the plants in a vertical position, growing out of pipe – the online one uses PVC pipe – we looked for alternatives, … Continue reading

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Future of Food

I was watching The Future of Food on SBS, this was an interesting documentary on exactly what I’ve thought were unsustainable farming practices. It was a good watch, noting just how much grain is used to produce 100g of beef … Continue reading

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Nocturnal Animals (2016) HD Director : Tom Ford. Producer : Tom Ford, Robert Salerno. Release : November 4, 2016 Country : United States of America. Production Company : Universal Pictures, Artina Films, Fade to Black Productions, Focus Features. Language : … Continue reading

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The fence, the tree.

The fence on one side might be replaced in the coming weeks / months as the owners of the townhouses look to fix their driveway (it’s eroding on the slope). The tree at the back, the one we wish to … Continue reading

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CBA’s rate hike

We are with CBA, and so therefore ‘impacted’ by the recent decision to increase rates by 0.45%. The news isn’t welcome news, we’ve taken on a bit of debt to accomplish much of the changes this year. However, in a … Continue reading

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Pest Free!

We managed to sort out the issue with the caterpillars – garlic spray. A mixture of vegetable oil, garlic and water did the trick nicely, the caterpillars don’t like it one bit, so that should save the cabbage, tomatoes, and … Continue reading

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What is the future of the ‘traffic jam’?

There’s one issue I’ve throughout my life never really experienced ongoing, and that is a large traffic jam, like those common in capital city areas – for example, the congestion in Sydney roads. I work from home, so I don’t … Continue reading

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What does it mean?

I had looked at this issue with my partner recently, whilst addressing the consumption of meat. What does “sustainable” mean? Sustain – this means to continue, to ‘go forth’. Able – ‘ability’. So, sustainable is therefore the ‘ability to continue’. … Continue reading

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NSW Solar Bonus changed

The NSW government has managed to gather all of it’s collective stupidity and replace the 60c per kwh gross feed in tarriff with a new 20c per kwh gross feed in tarriff. We aren’t impacted directly by this, as we … Continue reading

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Interesting Quotes

A short list of quotes I’ve found.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download “Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children” –¬†Kenyan Proverb We all have … Continue reading

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The floorboard oil, and rainwater!

Last weekend, the efforts began to oil up the floor boards in the house – they were sanded, and ready to oil with a 50/50 mix of Orange Terpene and Tung Oil.Movie Get Out (2017)Movie Underworld: Blood Wars (2016) The … Continue reading

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A new approach

Each time a problem comes up, we find in some cases, a fix can be implemented, and others, drag on due to external factors preventing resolution. One such issue for example, is our back tree. I saw yesterday, that our … Continue reading

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