Worm farm basics

I’ve tried and FAILED miserably to get a successful compost heap up and runnninng on a few occasions. When we moved to our new place, there was one of those static compost bins lurking in a corner of the yard so, glutton for punishment that I am, I tried again. On this occasion, the compost … More Worm farm basics

Op-shop review: The Salvation Army Family Store, Temora, NSW

      Temora is a located in country New South Wales, an easy two and a half hour drive from Canberra. Its home to a handful of op-shops which, in the true style of most  small town op-shops, have absolute bargain basement prices that  put some of the boutique style city op-shops to shame. There are two Salvation … More Op-shop review: The Salvation Army Family Store, Temora, NSW

Fight food waste: bin ready bananas = beautiful banana bread (recipe)

 I had this pile of bananas that looked well and truly like the final survivors of a horrifying apocalypse. They had turned totally black and the skin had wrinkled and wilted. A couple even had tiny patches of mould on the skin. Despite their not so enticing exterior, I was wracked with guilt about throwing … More Fight food waste: bin ready bananas = beautiful banana bread (recipe)