Mark
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Mark

Founder, Male, from Bellmere, QLD

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Been really busy... mostly family stuff but also working on the property. Great to see all the activity here on SSC :) Jan 15, 2017

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Nov 20, 2017 at 4:46 PM
    1. Mark
      Mark
      Planting some more cherry tomatoes today and Jalapenos, which I'm going to cover this season to stop fruit fly hitting them!
    2. Mark
      Mark
      Upgraded the site tonight sorry for any outages!
    3. Mark
      Mark
      Been offline over the past few days apologies if I have missed some posts....
      1. stevo
        stevo
        Mark who? :-)
        Aug 25, 2015
    4. Mark
      Mark
      Building a fire pit - nearly done... will make a new thread about it soon!
      1. stevo
        stevo
        waiting.....
        Aug 4, 2015
      2. Mark
        Mark
        I'll post it tonight :)
        Aug 4, 2015
    5. Mark
      Mark
      Been chopping up a big gum tree today - oh what fun...
    6. Mark
      Mark
      Father in law passed away been in Melbourne for funeral so haven't had much time on site last few days. ..
      1. stevo
        stevo
        ahh sorry to hear that Mark. Hope all else is well.
        Jul 6, 2015
      2. Mark
        Mark
        Thanks Stevo yeah the funeral went well - I did the video presentation which turned out nice...
        Jul 6, 2015
    7. Mark
      Mark
      Going through my old images to find examples of all the types of fruit & veg I've grown so I can add to our fruit & veg showcase database!
    8. Mark
      Mark
      Members article system is now operating Premium and Gold members can write articles.
    9. Mark
      Mark
      Going to be a big day in the garden today. Got to make the most out of the winter & spring growing season for the subtopics!
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      2. stevo
        stevo
        looks like an awesome day outside.
        Jun 5, 2015
      3. Ash
        Ash
        Just done the same myself Mark. Feel good but tired and sore. We get the early morning frost, but it warms up quite nicely during the day.
        Jun 7, 2015
      4. Mark
        Mark
        Yeah Ash, I know those Toowoomba frosts all too well LOL
        Jun 7, 2015
    10. Mark
      Mark
      Cleaning up after massive storm last night. Huge tree crushed part of my poultry pen :(
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      2. stevo
        stevo
        bugger! yeah was a massive rain event, a lot fast.
        May 2, 2015
      3. Mark
        Mark
        We had a shocker of a day yesterday and it didn't get much better today lol...
        May 2, 2015
      4. letsgo
        letsgo
        Gee sorry to hear that Mark. We had part of our front retaining wall come down. Our street was flooded but our block coped very well, we are pleased.
        May 4, 2015
    11. Mark
      Mark
      My blog makeover is finally live! There's still quite a lot of work to do yet but I'm very happy with how it has turned out.
      1. letsgo and stevo like this.
      2. letsgo
        letsgo
        Looks great Mark
        Apr 24, 2015
      3. letsgo
        letsgo
        The search feature isn't working
        Apr 25, 2015
    12. Mark
      Mark
      Nearly done with my blog makeover - hope to have the new site online b4 Easter... Very happy with it!
      1. Mark
        Mark
        Still working on the new blog site... nearly there :)
        Apr 8, 2015
      2. stevo
        stevo
        Finished yet?
        Apr 13, 2015
      3. Mark
        Mark
        Currently transferring the domain to my new host and still going through all my content checking and formatting it after all my stuff was moved over to the new site. The domain transfer should be done by tomorrow then we need to redirect URLs etc so probably a few more days till we're up... been working non stop :)
        Apr 13, 2015
    13. Mark
      Mark
      Admiring Stevo's 1000 posted messages! Well done and congratulations! :)
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    14. Mark
      Mark
      Still working behind the scenes on several projects (including reviews section). Will be holding another competition soon also!
      1. stevo
        stevo
        I thought you just sat around drinkin beer all day! ....Only jokin!
        Feb 13, 2015
      2. Mark
        Mark
        Lol yeah I wish! !!!
        Feb 14, 2015
    15. Mark
      Mark
      Loving the cooler weather in Brisbane at the moment :)
      1. stevo
        stevo
        still a bit hot when digging gardens in full sun, just need more Saturday arvo beers.
        Feb 7, 2015
    16. Mark
      Mark
      Just spent an hour picking mouse melons! got over 100 at least :)
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    17. Mark
      Mark
      Resizing spit roast duck pics for a new thread.
    18. Mark
      Mark
      I planted a custard apple and a feijoa in the orchard today.
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      3. Jessica A
        Jessica A
        When we were young we had mangoes, Custard apples, mulberry trees & oranges I have great memories that involve them Probably why I love them so much now. lol
        Dec 6, 2014
      4. Jessica A
        Jessica A
        apart from hairy grubs in the mango trees and falling out of one apart from that all happy memories haha
        Dec 6, 2014
      5. Mark
        Mark
        Yeah, great memories for me too. I've been meaning to plant a custard apple for ages should have done it years ago!
        Dec 6, 2014
    19. Mark
      Mark
      Harvested my garlic today looks great!
      1. Mortein
        Mortein
        Thats one thing I can't grow up here. Too wet apparently. Tumeric and Garlic grow well though.
        Nov 30, 2014
      2. Mark
        Mark
        Yeah it's tricky to grow here to need to get it in beginning of winter and out before the wet hits!
        Nov 30, 2014
    20. Mark
      Mark
      Back from holiday :)
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    Gender:
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    Home Page:
    http://www.selfsufficientme.com/
    Location:
    Bellmere, QLD
    Occupation:
    Writer, Blogger, Contract Worker
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    Born in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
    Served 21 years in the Australian Army - retired/moved on in 2008
    Married with 2 boys
    Live on a small acerage
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