Monthly Archives: September 2011

Making strings with Brown Kurrajong

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Stringy bark, meeting the canoe tree

Stringy bark, meeting the canoe tree a video by the weed one on Flickr. This is the tree we are going to use. We went to have a look at it, had a look at the bark, the surroundings and … Continue reading

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Riso alle erbacce

This is an adaptation of a recipe found on Piante Selvatiche by C Gamacchio. On it there was a risotto style dish with main ingredients being dandelions (taraxacum) and hawkbit (leontodon). I found a bunch on hawkbit but had to … Continue reading

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it’s time to build a boat

a canoe actually. Setting off early tomorrow morning for a mini-residency at Bundanon, about 3 hours south of Sydney, on an historic property now managed as a trust. This is going to be yet another chapter for Siteworks, “[...] an … Continue reading

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It’s SPRING, apparently..

So, the reason why Spring in Australia starts on the first of September is due to an army rule dating back to the start of the Australian colony, early 1800′s. At the time there were two uniform’s standards, the winter … Continue reading

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