Today sees the end of Lockdown in Victoria and to me, it seems rather appropriate to celebrate the return of semi-freedom, that I should be launching the book of the Pommie Sheila blog. We still can’t travel abroad for the … Continue reading The Book of the Blog
I re-read my last blog a couple of days ago and it filled me with remorse and embarrassment at its ignorant irrelevance. Just three short months ago the world was a very different place and now it is filled with … Continue reading Puppy Love in a Time of Covid
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
I’ve spent today multitasking… Watching the UK election (woo-hoo!) and putting together our annual Christmas video. With our love and best wishes from the Pommie Sheila and the Kiwi Bloke XXX Continue reading Happy Christmas!
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!
Margot isn’t pregnant. It’s a huge disappointment but nevermind if it’s not meant to be then it’s not meant to be. Margot looked so sad when our vet searched in vain around Margot’s tummy with the scan machine and couldn’t … Continue reading A Sobering Weekend and Who’s on for a Chukka?
“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?