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We made a Sudoku pizza. It was delicious to solve.

We made a Sudoku pizza. It was delicious to solve.



This lizard wasn't very good at being a lizard. I used my telephoto to shoot him hanging by the neighbour's pool in the rain.

This lizard wasn't very good at being a lizard. I used my telephoto to shoot him hanging by the neighbour's pool in the rain.



This is pretty much what our Vegetables Garden looked like this morning, except with lots of skewers in it. The night before it boasted a healthyish crop of lettuces, parsleys, chillies and basil. It turns out possums like to eat all of those things except basil.<br />
I already had put in a few skewers around the chilli, because I busted a Kookaburra getting into the fruits one day. He wasn't laughing much after that. The possum would have been pleased with himself though, he completely destroyed everything.

This is pretty much what our Vegetables Garden looked like this morning, except with lots of skewers in it. The night before it boasted a healthyish crop of lettuces, parsleys, chillies and basil. It turns out possums like to eat all of those things except basil.
I already had put in a few skewers around the chilli, because I busted a Kookaburra getting into the fruits one day. He wasn't laughing much after that. The possum would have been pleased with himself though, he completely destroyed everything.



A menacing shot of the spikes. Before I went with skewers I searched the internet for a few possum repellent ideas in gardening forums. They all recommended spraying combinations of various spices and petrol around the garden and stressed humane methods. This made me hesitant to use spikes, but then I remembered all the plants in the world that have spikes and what does parsley have? Nothing. Welcome to the future, Parsley.

A menacing shot of the spikes. Before I went with skewers I searched the internet for a few possum repellent ideas in gardening forums. They all recommended spraying combinations of various spices and petrol around the garden and stressed humane methods. This made me hesitant to use spikes, but then I remembered all the plants in the world that have spikes and what does parsley have? Nothing. Welcome to the future, Parsley.



I also bought a new office desk last week, and despite gritting my teeth through a relatively simple flat pack shelf unit a week earlier, I was brazen enough to buy a 0 flat pack desk.<br />
It took me about six hours to put together. Me and flatpack furniture go together like Lindsay Lohan and driving - complete confidence right up to actually getting started, and then everything starts to go wrong. Nonetheless I was pretty happy when I'd finished malleting the thing together, a sentiment the lady downstairs probably shared.

I also bought a new office desk last week, and despite gritting my teeth through a relatively simple flat pack shelf unit a week earlier, I was brazen enough to buy a 0 flat pack desk.
It took me about six hours to put together. Me and flatpack furniture go together like Lindsay Lohan and driving - complete confidence right up to actually getting started, and then everything starts to go wrong. Nonetheless I was pretty happy when I'd finished malleting the thing together, a sentiment the lady downstairs probably shared.

Comments

Brother Now three screens looks impressive
February 28 2011 - Like
Sam I think you need more lighting. And a poster of a cat hanging from a branch on the wall on the left? That vegetable container looks pretty high-tech.
March 1 2011 - Like
frankie I hope that Lizard is the only snap you took from you neighbours pool!
March 1 2011 - Like
Brad I think our view of their pool is an acceptable trade-off for their view into our shower!
March 2 2011 - Like
Steve If you really wanted to bring parsely into the future you should have planted a .22 rifle or a Abrahms tank (depending on budget) not spikes. Still, I rate your ecological enhancement of the common herb, it brings an all new meaning to flower power!
March 7 2011 - Like
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