Category Archives: Lifestyle

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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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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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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What the….??

Ah Deniliqun, home of the “ute on a stick”, the “ute muster” and generally all things “ute” may now have a new claim to fame, Deniliquin may prove to be home to the smallest, most insignificant, drug bust in Australian … Continue reading

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The “Big Ugly”, now less so.

OK, I’ll admit it, I’ve been glib about David Entwicht and his work as a consultant “place-maker” for the Wodonga city council in the past. Flippant even, you might say. Yes I’ve taken the opportunity to sink the slipper over … Continue reading

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AWOL goes “Grass Roots”.

Apologies all that I haven’t been posting as often as I’d like, I’ve been pursuing my OTHER passion… gardening. I’ve been a keen gardener for as long as I can remember, recent years however have seen me move home too … Continue reading

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For want of a better time word, it’s a sport. Possibly “Sport for Geeks”. I enjoy it, I’ve created this page on my blog in the hope of recruiting participants in the Border region.

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