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Microplot design, #2

Jerusalem artichoke (sunchoke), basil, tomato, choko. I actually don’t know which number this is, but I think it’s the second one I’ve posted about. This microplot is in the “vegie garden” section (zone 3A) of my trials, so it is … Continue reading

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Off topic: Short Screenplay Challenge #2 – Women’s Business

Here’s my 5-page entry for the second challenge of round 1 of the NYCMidnight Short Screenplay Challenge. I was assigned: Genre: mystery Location: a vet clinic Object that must be included: a champagne bottle 4_Women’s_Business

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Off-topic: Short Screenplay Challenge round 1 – Microaggressions

I’ve been trying to learn to write screenplays for some time. Thought I’d give my skills a bit of a push with the NYCMidnight Short Screenplay Challenge. Scripts have to be a maximum of 5 pages. My group (of 30-odd … Continue reading

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Off topic – Flash Fiction Challenge round 3 – Grains of Paradise

I made it to round 3 of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge. Which I’m pretty chuffed about – I had to be one of the five best in my group of 30-odd across the previous two rounds, and I … Continue reading

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Off topic: Flash Fiction Challenge entry for round 2: Might and Power

I promise I’ll get back to the agri-writing shortly, I have a couple of blog posts I’ve been working on to do with interesting ideas and on seasonal activities, plus it’s a great time of year for photographing weeds and … Continue reading

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Off-topic: Flash Fiction Challenge 2015 entry for round 1: The Maiden With A Drill.

Just an off-topic entry for a moment! Stepping away from the agriculture and ecological writing to put up my entry for the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge round 1. The competition involves writing flash fiction stories (under 1000 words) that … Continue reading

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Early winter, and working in the understorey

I’m going out to plant quinoa shortly. I have no idea if it’s a good time to try planting it or not – quinoa is a tricky crop for Perth because it needs a long time of cold before germination, … Continue reading

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