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Tatooine on Earth – about fog, dew and moisture harvesting (part 1)

Tatooine. An archetypal image for sandy, dry, desert. Like ours, but alien, with strange technology and strange industries. Like moisture farming. Almost the same as here, farming’s easy to imagine happening anywhere, but farming *moisture* is just different enough for … Continue reading

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You don’t irrigate? You mean, you don’t water your plants? Really? (3/3)

About four and a half years ago I wound down my employment in preparation for the arrival of my first child. OK, technically I was still writing the last grant’s final report four hours into labour, but that *was* wound … Continue reading

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Wheatbelt, granite and wildflowers

We spent the weekend off on a short trip into the central wheatbelt of Western Australia. Tis’ the season for it – the wildflowers are well grown, the rains are almost over and the sun has returned, so the blooming … Continue reading

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