A significant proportion of Aussies call their evening meal “tea” which is not to be confused with the English tradition of “tea at four o’clock”, that’s “Arvo Tea” here. The full list of meal breaks is as follows: Breakfast – … Continue reading Yabbies for Tea
Should a bloke be looking for a new squeeze, we’ve got just the ticket for you. Upon a “run-out” to Daylesford, a mere 2.5 hour drive away we discovered a new form of chic magnet. Never to be forgotten on … Continue reading Tips for Single Blokes and a few other goings on….
For those who know me and for those who are about to find out, a good pair of Welly’s are fundamental to my equilibrium. After just one and half winter’s my Hunter wellies sprang a leak. Knowing that there was … Continue reading I Know My Place in Life
Something that has been on our bucket lists for sometime is to breed a litter of puppies and especially of the Golden Retriever variety. Back in August of last year we met a breeder of show Retrievers and she owned … Continue reading Getting in the Family Way and a Walk in the Mountains
Having been given the week before Easter off work I saw an opportunity to whisk the Kiwi off to the seaside (again). We had finally cleared the caravan of all our (temporary) worldly goods and unloaded about two thirds of … Continue reading Hugga Mugga with the Grockels
What’s “hard yakka”? In explanation “Yakka” is the aboriginal word for work and have we been yakkering hard over the past couple of weeks! The cover photo shows our reward for our hard labour which constituted several very nice glasses … Continue reading There’s Nothing Like a Bit of Hard Yakka
Being a self confessed beach bum I can’t seem to get enough sea and surf and neither can our Golden Girls, Daphne and Margot. We have conveniently and strategically located ourselves just a 45 minute drive from our nearest seaside … Continue reading Ride ‘Em Cowboy!
Trying to galvanise myself into writing a more normal blog since returning from my sad trip home to England has been a bit of a trial. Other people go about their business as normal but what’s normal? The world rants … Continue reading The View From The Farm
Our last few days on Farm 3 we’re spent scurrying around in 40c heat packing up our lives once again. I did manage to get to Perth for some last minute Christmas shopping and of course the requisite massive pre-festive … Continue reading An Extraordinary Dog Walk and the End of a Very Long Journey
Well that’s a lie. According to my new temperature gauge gizmo it’s topped at 43.5c but when I took the Kiwi his lunch out to him on the header (combine harvester) in the Ute I’ve just clocked 46.5c. Now I’m … Continue reading Proper Ladies Don’t Sweat, They Glow