I wished you a Merry Christmas

Christmas and decorations have notoriously been a bugbear from me! Each year for some time now I battle with the tree-or-not-to-tree question. I gave away the pine tree concept years ago, but have until 2012 been responsible for the slow death of several native Christmas trees, including my last sacrifice – a Woollamia pine. No…

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Treading into the New Year

Despite having heard a radio interview which suggested that in fact New Years, with all the disruptions that it brings, is the worst time to make resolutions that are likely to be fulfilled I’m still gonna go ahead and do so. We are now ¼ of the way into our ‘year of treading lightly’ and…

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