Mary, Mary, quite contrary how does your garden grow. This is one of my favourite nursery rhymes. I am not sure why, but thinking about it now, rhyming Mary and contrary has its charm. I don't have silver bells or cockle shells, or even pretty maids all in a row but the garden does grow. … Continue reading How does your garden grow?
I don't like summer. This seems a controversial statement - like saying I don't like parties. Perhaps I will tell you about my feelings on parties another time. I particularly don't like the type of summer we are having this year. Hot and dry. At least if we get a summer storm most nights, I … Continue reading Summer Sucks
Australian seasons are all wrong. In the third week of July, I thought, Spring is in the air. 'Technically' it was actually the middle of Winter. The application of the traditional four seasons too much of Australia can be questioned. As a kid, I was fascinated by the idea of the English trying to establish … Continue reading We’ve got our seasons wrong