We have a fig tree in our back yard – just one. Every year it produces a lot of fruit through February and March. We are mindful that this is the bounty of nature. The fruit the tree produces is therefore meant for us and for the birds. The birds are Rainbow Lorikeets mainly. We…… Continue reading Jam of Cane sugar and Fresh Figs
This is a post about harvesting grapes from my backyard and then making Jelly from the grapes. We have a single vine in our backyard and it throws up a profusion of grapes every year. One year, on black saturday, the heat dried all the grapes on the vine – we wondered if they had…… Continue reading Grape Jelly Recipe
Last semester I set up a project to research and design a Locavore map for Melbourne. I attach lo res images (2 sides) of the map. (Shweta worked on the map – which came through really well) I am now looking to get the map printed.
TED – TEXTILE ENVIRONMENT DESIGN: The value of craft and the Slow movementThe value of craft and the Slow movementTED Research Assistant Clara Vuletich has been asked to contribute to an ongoing blog discussion about the value of craft and the Slow movement called Making a Slow Revolution, organised by Craftspace.Originally focused around the issues…… Continue reading The value of craft and the Slow movement