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Around the house

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alternative route over Lion's Head mountain 獅頭山

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river level is very low
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river level is very low
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looking north
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bus to trailhead
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trail closed
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Ride with Bernard up alternative route and over Lion's Head mountain 獅頭山. There is a lot of construction and damage on the road on both sides of the mountain. The weather was cool and misty at the top.

Yonghe No. 4 Public Park Eco Herb Garden

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Malayan night heron 黑冠麻鷺, the eco-herb garden's mascot
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Herbs for butterflies at the eco-herb garden
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Herbs for Mediterrrannean cuisine in the mushroom circle garden bed
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Another mushroom circle garden bed
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Red-veined sorrel
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Garden tower with sub-irrigation reservoir
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Another tower and big sweet basil plant

Garage door motor repair

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hole 3.5 cm in diameter
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37 μF 250 VAC capacitor
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8.5 cm long
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3 cm in diameter

The garage door motor starting capacitor has failed. A replacement capacitor of the same specification and size is needed - a 37 μF 250 VAC 8.5 x 3 cm capacitor.

Upstairs apartment

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upstairs apartment tub broken
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view from upstairs balcony

The upstairs apartment is not fit to live in. Work is still in progress in all rooms. Some rooms have not yet been painted. The only bathroom, in the master bedroom, has no functioning bath or toilet.

Ceiling fan

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ceiling fan

Hike above garden city

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new water tower on the trail above
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Garden City below
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Garden City below
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Garden City below
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looking for route to ChangXing Road 長興路

Late afternoon hike with the dogs looking for connection from the Lanxi 蘭溪 bridge up to ChangXing Road 長興路.

Community garden visit

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Late morning in the garden on a beautiful early winter day
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Passionfruit marigold blooming
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Still dozens of a hardy chili pepper 糯米辣椒 picked green for pickling and red sauce and fire
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Philip carrying compost bin
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A small green bean, similar to a mung bean, has grown well in the garden.
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Checking out the garden, doing some harvesting

Morning visit to the community garden to bring kitchen waste from the Peace Cafe and dry leaves down and harvest a small bunch of bananas.

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DLink router repair

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D-Link DI-724P Router repair
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D-Link DI-724P Router repair
Keywords: bike, bird, flower, fruit, garden, hike, home, map, permaculture, plant, project, river, road, sign, stuff
People: Philip, Tammy
Locations: Garden City, 花園新城, Garden City Garden, 新城花園, Guishan, 龜山, Jiajiuliao, 加九寮
Dates: 2016:12:08 - 2016:12:31