What a fantastic project. I can relate to these people completely.
In September this year I sowed five 10m x .8m rows (40m2) of organic barley seed. It is the first cereal grain I have tried to grow in my cool […]
I’ve added a new page to my Appropriate Technology list. The Human Powered Kitchen will be all about how I use hand/pedal powered appliances. Here is the latest. ============================== Slowly […]
After breaking another dinner plate I started thinking about the permanent nature of crockery, even in its broken unusable state. The archaeologists and historians out there would consider this a […]
In my ongoing quest to learn skills and hand crafts my intuition has pushed me towards the art of weaving. Given Australia’s abundance for native grasses and the fact my […]
Took myself on a road trip to Mudgee for 5 days, via Gunnedah. I wanted to photograph the statue of Dorothea Mackellar the Australian poet …. one of very few […]
Just came across this piece as I was investigating the Bicentennial National Trail. Australia’s Bicycle Riding Shearers Of The Early Twentieth Century JULY 31, 2013 BY ROBERT THUMBS UP – BIRDS FLY […]
In times of crisis all we have to fall back on is our own ability, ingenuity and resilience. I built my Bicycle Powered Water Pump with crisis in the back […]
Check this out if you haven’t already. My mates Aaron and Dan show Costa and Gardening Australia their incredible work at Cringila and Warrawong Schools. These guys design, build and […]
What an awesome example of simplicity and grace in human power, here seen trumping the ugly and positively offensive motorised brushcutter .