Cactus Flower

Once a year around November/December we witness the sudden appearance of our very own Cactus Flower. It slowly emerges from the flat leaf of an unassuming cactus then springs forth almost overnight with a splash of style that makes me at least feel somewhat insignificant. It’s superior-to-man show of brilliance lasts only about a week […]

No Property In A View

The headline is garbage of course. Spewed forth by a NSW Land & Environment case I was party to some decades ago. The ponce who claimed to be “his honour” came to the place in question with an Akubra on his scone (that’s ‘head’, noggin, dome etc for non-Aussies) strolled down our then pretty little […]