Archive forAugust, 2009

Wild carrots

I managed to spend an hour in the veggie patch this afternoon. Was pulling a lot of big weeds really easily after the rain, getting the beds ready for spring 🙂 And in amongst the weeds I found all these carrots which had self sown from my seed collecting last season:   And they taste […]

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In the garden: Aug 2009

The first signs of spring have sprung:   With the wild plums currently showing the most early blooms : There’s not a lot happening in the veggie patch, just some carrots and silverbeet mainly. One of the climbers around the garden is also in bloom (you can see some silver beet that was used for […]

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Screen-cast recording tools

Recently I got this email from Ted: Hi Bill! Love the snippet tool, it’s great! I’m curious, what tool did you use to produce the screencast for the tool? The quality is awesome! Thanks a lot! Kind regards, Ted The answer to that is I used Camtasia Studio 5. It’s really easy to use and […]

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Colds and Flu

The last couple of weeks I’ve had what seems to be both a cold and the flu. In the process I learnt some things about them … First off, they spread easily. We had a two weekend fire line leadership course,  running from Friday after work till Sunday midday both weekends.  On the first week […]

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