What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Alix Alix's bananas beach beer Bindi bloke bloody blue blue quandong Bondi Junction Brian Brisbane centimetres chook house Christmas bush Christo says cobbler's pegs compost couple darling drive eyes farm feel fence fishing four-wheel drive friends fruit garden Gillian goanna Grassy Head Greg Greg's hand Janet Kathleen Kempsey Kerrie lantana laugh live look Lupi Macksville mango tree Margaret metres Mick mid coast Nambucca Nambucca River native neighbours nest never night okay Pablo packing shed park pick plant plastic Queensland rain rainforest reckon road Robbo shadehouse side smile South West Rocks spray stakes started Stuarts Point Sydney there's things ticks timber tractor truck turn vegie veranda walk wallaby wattles weeds week What's who's worry Yarrahapinni Yeah
Page 68 - MENDING WALL Something there is that doesn't love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun; And makes gaps even two can pass abreast. The work of hunters is another thing: I have come after them and made repair Where they have left not one stone on a stone, But they would have the rabbit out of hiding, To please the yelping dogs. The gaps I mean, No one has seen them made or heard them made, But at spring mending-time we find them...
Page 228 - It seems you can't have gracious living and Goannas. Shiny villas multiply On what were quite attractive bits of land, And we'll be getting sewerage by and by. Down where Macpherson's smithy used to stand They've built a supermarket on the sly. "It's progress", says my neighbour; "Things expand.
Page 144 - To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.
Page 37 - They say it's not the end of the earth, but you can see it from there.
Page 189 - Oh, what a beautiful morning. Oh, what a beautiful day.
Page 100 - Nature, it is wrong to forget that we are ourselves part of Nature. We ought to view ourselves with the same curiosity and openness with which we study a tree, the sky or a thought, because we too are linked to the entire universe.
Page 130 - Roquefort is made from the milk of only one breed of sheep, it is made in only one place in France, and it is made in only one special way ... Coke you can buy anywhere in the world and it is exactly the same.
Page 213 - Because, you know, the more I think about it the more I feel it's bunk, this self-made business.