We all have favourite places, right? I want to share with you one of mine. It’s 80 km of heavily reinforced concrete. It’s in one of the world’s mega-cities. It’s a convenient place to film car chase scenes, and also a place to horse ride, to wander, kayak, make art, and find space. It’s the Los […]
…and Diego Bonetto listens. Last weekend, I had the privilege of participating in an edible weeds walk on the Cooks River. Led by Diego, about fifteen of us spent an enthralled couple of hours discovering some of the culinary and medicinal gems that typically just disappear below our shoes. Some of these weeds are comfortable […]
So this blog is about simple abundance – with a focus on three of my favourite things: cooking, making and growing. Lately, cooking has been getting plenty of my attention with bountiful harvests from co-op inspiring me to cook for loved ones. And growing has been kicking along too, with the balcony garden enjoying gentle […]
Last Saturday it rained at moy pocket. At the family farm we hosted around twenty intrepid land for wildlife enthusiasts who were there to explore the astounding bush regeneration project that my parents, especially my tireless mama, have devoted themselves to ever since we moved to the clapped out ex-dairy subdivision in the early 1980s. […]
I now have a landing full of weaving material, thanks to a bountiful trip into the Mary Valley. Banana fibre, cat’s claw creeper and some other weed vines are mounded up ready for making stuff this week. The car trip home smelt so good, and this week feels full of possibility.