Category Archives: Editorial

Albury’s “multicultural flavour” leaves sour taste.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few years, it possibly won’t have escaped your attention that the sleepy city of Albury has become home to some (or rather a lot of) new arrivals of late. As featured … Continue reading

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IT’S A BIT RICH.

Anyone else struck by they utter hypocrisy of Albury Councilor Darryl Bettridge’s call for Albury police to rid “his shop” of illicit drugs and antisocial behaviour? (Border Mail, front page 17/9/11) Let’s be utterly clear on one issue right from the … Continue reading

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Albury doesn’t deserve a rare and precious flower.

It’s an oversight of town planning rather than one of nature that one of the most retrograde populations of troglodytes has been dumped on top of one of the few remaining populations of one of the rarest flowers on earth. … Continue reading

Posted in Albury, Crime, Current Events, Editorial, Environment, Gardening, Local Government, Media | 13 Comments

Worthy of a Darwin award nomination?

  Now you really have to wonder when even the great bastion of tactlessness that I am has to think long and hard about an opinion piece. I saw this story in the Boredom Ale (border mail) through the week and … Continue reading

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the great organic con.

I’m in the process of searching for a course to help me become a better gardener. I enrolled in horticulture at Wodonga a couple of years ago and didn’t find it to my liking. I didn’t like the focus on … Continue reading

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Still up to my elbows in dirt

Apologies for the continuing lack of fresh posts on this blog, as I mentioned previously I have been working away on my vegetable garden, native re vegetation project and a number of other things which are occurring at my place (no … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Editorial, Gardening | 6 Comments

Why water restrictions are counter-productive.

First let me point out that I have been a water miser for a lot longer than it has been fashionable, it comes as a result of growing up with a keen interest in gardening in the state of South … Continue reading

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