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A quieter day…

Thursday, August 27, 2009 A quieter day… Had a lovely long walk with the doggies this morning – Aussie behaved himself and didn’t wipe out any native spieces on the way!  Returned to check on my little “farm” – the veges are “leaping out of the ground” to use Haydn’s words; mushies are flourishing; and the worms […]

Powering on…

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 Powering on… Busy day today…walked the dogs of course, then mulched all the bamboo, mowed the back lawn and raked up all the clippings.  Generator shed is built and generator inside – the first stage of Rob’s self-sufficient power generation scheme!!  Ross came to collect the shed plans and information and […]

Catching up..

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 Catching up… Am putting in an extra post to get up to date and ensure short daily postings in the future…. Started the day with the doggies as usual – they are getting used to the routine of a walk and bone in the morning.  Have been popping in each day […]

The Farmer’s Wife…

Monday, August 24, 2009 The Farmer’s Wife… Rob left for Perth and Kalgoorlie on Sunday afternoon but life on the farm goes on!  Have raked up the back lawn ready for mowing / mulching and taken the bamboo and tree stump down to the fire.  Measured out the Mulberry Paddock for the building licence and am starting […]

Getting Started…

Sunday, August 23, 2009 Getting Started… As always, at the end of our five weeks leave, we felt that we had not achieved nearly enough and were cursing everything from the constant South-West rain; our debilitating brush with Swine Flu (!); and every necessary trip to town for banking, posting, picking up tools, etc that took us from the […]