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Yoghurt – in 5 easy steps

It’s 44C in the shade today – the perfect temperature to set yoghurt.  But not so great for being outside. So let’s stay inside, make our yoghurt, then set it outside. Win! I was lucky enough to learn this technique from the very clever David Asher. David’s one of the[…]

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Do chooks wear floaties … or what happens when it floods?

“What about the chooks?” they ask. Girragirra sits on the flood plain of the Lachlan River and every so often she floods, putting us well and truly under water just as she did last week. And it’s always about the chooks! Oh the odd person asks if we’re OK …[…]

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So. Many. Grapes

Designing shade into the Girragirra food garden has made it a friendlier place to be over our hot Summers. It’s way more hospitable for the plants as well as the humans and all the other critters who call it home. And we certainly achieved one of the core tenants of[…]