urban revolution


Cottesloe’s ‘verge-o-crat’ policy wonks 1

WHAT sad, sad news: Perth’s western suburbs newspaper The Post reports that Cottesloe town council is about to review a staff report that recommends taxing ‘unauthorised’ verge vegetable gardens. According to the 08 November 2008 edition, the internal council report recommends that Cottesloe residents wanting to plant a kitchen garden […]


Chanticleer’s compassionate chop

Nothing beats a good, home-grown chook eaten with a good bottle of wine among friends. Mount Claremont verge-front-and-backyard-food gardener Sue Hartley describes a little bit of compassionate – but necessary – backyard butchery. ON Saturday, ANZAC day, I had a wonderful ’slow food experience’ with my new neighbours who are […]