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Spring Flower Festival Competitions

With the Spring Flower Festival coming up 15 – 17 September, the school holidays is a good time for kids to get creative and enter some of the competitions held as part of the festival. Make your own mini garden Create an imaginary world in a mini terrarium! It could be a fairy garden, hobbit hideout, beachscape or Jurassic world… Use interesting plants, flowers and natural […]

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Preserve those lemons!

This recipe is based on the traditional Moroccan method of preserving lemons, and the jars make great Christmas presents. Use the lemons to add flavour to salads, steak, curries or anything! • Thin-skinned juicy lemons • Lots of rock salt • Cardamom pods • Bay leaves • Chillies • Olive oil • Large jars Soak […]

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Moonburra Stay

A place to breathe

Nahrel Dallywater Nestled at the top of a hill in tranquil surroundings overlooking the Avon Valley National Park is a “place to breathe”. This is the magical site of Moonburra Stay, a luxury forest retreat and event centre located in Kooyong Close in the Bullsbrook hills. Lizelle and Michael Hartley stumbled upon the property in […]

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Activity trackers

If your new year’s resolutions include getting fitter then you may want to look at activity trackers that are currently available on the market. Traditional fitness trackers have been in the shape of watches and have been able to measure your pulse and distance as well as track your time. With the advent of smartphones, […]

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2015 Feast on Northern Valleys

The 2015 calendar is out now! It will be available to buy at the ‘Maggies Place’ stall at the Bindoon and Districts agricultural show on the 18th October and the Chittering Farmers Markets. The calendar features 12 recipes using local produce, in-season produce for each month and the first ever Northern Valleys locavore map – […]

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The view from my side of the paddock

In our patch of the Northern Valleys, we have had lots more rain than the previous 3 years. For those not close to the land, this is meaningless. For those of us on the land, or whose lives are directly affected by rainfall in the country, rain is better than gold. ‘Seconds’ are Abandoned I […]

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Precision Air Conditioning

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Pilgrims enjoy respite at Windmill farm

While most of us were inside during these wet and windy spring days, pilgrims from all over Australia were undertaking the 170 km Camino Salvado trail from Subiaco to New Norcia. Two events each early spring have been the go over recent years, arranged by St Joseph’s Parish in Subiaco. 7 days walking around 25 […]

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Extending your wireless network

Wireless networks are very common in homes and businesses these days. Most people will have a broadband router that will act as your wireless access point, which provides a wireless network around the house or business. The maximum range of the wireless network will depend on a number of factors but generally speaking the more […]

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