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
Puppies, Dung Beetles and a Ram Continue reading Hurrah for The Dung Beetle!
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!
Firstly my apologies for the loss of content in the first blog I sent out today. I hit the “save” button followed by the “publish” button and you know what? WordPress lost a whole afternoon’s work. All gone. What a … Continue reading A Message for Insects and Other Creatures
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
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
The last couple of weeks has thrown all sorts of weather at us but now as I write on nearly the shortest day in the middle of what’s supposed to be Australian winter I’m feeling rather warm. The mornings start … Continue reading Rainbows, Sunsets and Rain
No sooner had I arrived back in Hyden but I had to start packing up – we were on our travels again. The Kiwi’s job had finished and he had another to go to a 9 hour drive away at … Continue reading Coorow and Mamboobie Road
It took six people four days armed with 825 meters of export grade bubble wrap, 360 cardboard boxes, 37 rolls of parcel tape, 2 boxes of Elastoplast, 1 packet of Berocca and a fair amount of alcohol to get Coconut … Continue reading 37 Rolls of Parcel Tape