Sunday, June 17, 2007
Saturday, June 09, 2007
Having only had a gas heater on the loungeroom wall at one end of the house, and no heating at all in the bedrooms throughout Canberra winters, the ageing bones finally told us that it was time to spoil ourselves a little and install ducted heating.
Yesterday it was switched on for the first time and the difference is amazing. It's not just that I'm comfortably warm whichever room I walk into, but also the absence of 'shock' when going into unheated rooms or cold patches.
No, we didn't freeze for 32 years, although my children may try and tell you otherwise.
No longer will my grandchildren be able to say, "No, we're not going to Grandma's, it's too cold over there."....lol
Thursday, June 07, 2007
(I can't believe they've gone again! ...STUFF IT!)
Despite the cold of a Canberra winter and continuing lack of rain there are still a few spots of colour in the garden, such as this Native Hibiscus. It flowers almost continuously throughout the year with brilliant purple flowers. The leaves are very similar to the lemon-scented pelargonium. I also have a white variety of the hibiscus, but it is yet to flower.