The world has officially gone completely bonkers. All four of our supermarkets in Hamilton have sold out of loo paper. So what do we do now? Drip dry? The general public clearly haven’t given much thought to the far reaching … Continue reading It’s Official. The World has gone Bonkers
Huhh? What IS she on about now I can hear you think. Well, it’s funny the things in life that make you laugh and for me one of these things is the common or garden bed valance which has always … Continue reading May Your Ensemble be Wrapped and Dasvidaniya Darlinks….
The morning after my father died and I was sitting with a cup of coffee looking out over our magnificent red gum trees when suddenly through my fog of sadness I saw something move in the branches. Continue reading A Koala in the Mist of Sadness
It’s a small old world and some of it momentarily centred on pretty little Manningtree Railway Station. I begin by casting my mind back to my very first blog, “How Much can a Koala Bear”. I remember writing about how … Continue reading Manningtree Station
The Girls Having Fun in Lake Camilla, and in an increasingly rare moment of freedom as it’s the start of snake season! Having moved to our own new home life has taken on a sense of normality to which neither … Continue reading There’s a Novelty in Normality and Buns in the Oven
Whilst we were house sitting for our friends in Dunkeld we found ourselves living next door to a family with an even larger zoo than ours. The neighbour’s menagerie held a deep fascination for Storm our new Kelpie pup especially … Continue reading There’s a Turkey in the Toilet!
For the past couple of months we have living in a complete whirlwind of change. Literally over the farm gate The Kiwi was offered another job on a neighbouring farm which presented him with much better working conditions and hours, … Continue reading All Change!
“How orften do you shar?” said the posh pom to the sweaty shearer giving his gazillionth ewe of the day a haircut. Through gritted teeth the shearer politely said “Aw, most days mate”. “Rarely?” says posh pom, “I didn’t realise … Continue reading How Orften Do You Shar?
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