Bush Tucker

Lord knows we have enough wildlife here that we need never eat meat from the butcher or supermarket again.  I don’t know why it’s taken us so long to sample Bush Tucker. Last year we shot a goanna – a …
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Our first Koala

We have to make a new enclosure for the Alpacas with a shelter so they can get out of the weather, so Ged has been up in the bush with Nathan, who is the fiance of Shannon who helps with …
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Close Encounter of the Platypus kind!

I had an eyeball to eyeball encounter with a platypus last night – went down to the river on my run on the other side to look at the receding flood waters and the new waterfall gushing into the river, …
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Stop Thief!

Stop thief! Someone has been stealing our eggs.  First we thought our ladies had just stopped laying or at least slowed down (maybe that randy rooster was exhausting them?), but then Ged caught the culprit in the act.  A great …
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Wild Dogs and Wedge Tailed Eagles

Happy New Year! Here on the farm without radio, television or newspapers the days blur into one another like the endless summer days of childhood, and we didn’t even realise that it was New Year’s Eve til mid-afternoon.  Not that …
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The Roaring River and Whales

We’ve been marooned again! My neighbour, local weather guru, and early warning system, Pat Henry, rang at the weekend to warn of us of a major rain belt heading south from Tropical Queensland so we were on the alert (Pat …
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Bush Tucker

Lord knows we have enough wildlife here that we need never eat meat from the butcher or supermarket again.  I don’t know why it’s taken us so long to sample Bush Tucker. Last year we shot a goanna – a …
Read full post

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Our first Koala

We have to make a new enclosure for the Alpacas with a shelter so they can get out of the weather, so Ged has been up in the bush with Nathan, who is the fiance of Shannon who helps with …
Read full post

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Close Encounter of the Platypus kind!

I had an eyeball to eyeball encounter with a platypus last night – went down to the river on my run on the other side to look at the receding flood waters and the new waterfall gushing into the river, …
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Stop Thief!

Stop thief! Someone has been stealing our eggs.  First we thought our ladies had just stopped laying or at least slowed down (maybe that randy rooster was exhausting them?), but then Ged caught the culprit in the act.  A great …
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Wild Dogs and Wedge Tailed Eagles

Happy New Year! Here on the farm without radio, television or newspapers the days blur into one another like the endless summer days of childhood, and we didn’t even realise that it was New Year’s Eve til mid-afternoon.  Not that …
Read full post

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The Roaring River and Whales

We’ve been marooned again! My neighbour, local weather guru, and early warning system, Pat Henry, rang at the weekend to warn of us of a major rain belt heading south from Tropical Queensland so we were on the alert (Pat …
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