A tinder dry tale of a late winter fire

Last Monday I was in town (which isn’t usual) and happened to hear on The Country Hour that the RFS was bringing in the fire permit season a month earlier than they have for the past few years. It used …
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Back to Back Floods

It seems like a long time ago now as I have been battling the Aliens in my belly, but at the end of February and beginning of March we had unprecedented rainfall and two floods back to back over two …
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A Cleansing Fire

Pyromaniac that I am, I love the burning off season. Lines of fire, snaking across country and into the bush, lighting up the late winter nights with their warming glow. I love to light them, putting a lit match to …
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Copycat Coles killing free enterprise one product at a time

I’ve been shopping at my nearest Coles supermarket for about 5 years.  As an increasingly discerning shopper I have become aware of Coles trading tactics and have come to despise them for their gloating greed. Coles is owned by Wesfarmers, a …
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The Dying Art of Rural Living

We cleaned up at the Comboyne Show yesterday.  First prizes for my Kangaroo Valley apple mint, chutney, dozen eggs; Ged’s honey and supreme exhibit as well as First Prize for Ben’s painting in the under 8’s division.  Second prize for …
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What makes an Aussie Farmer?

When I first came here I thought it was the Akubra, the moleskins, the RM boots and the years on the land that made a farmer but now I know different. It’s the long, hot hours on the tractor.  The …
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It’s a different world out here on the land where we take responsibility for all our own water, sewage, rubbish, power, food etc

A tinder dry tale of a late winter fire

Last Monday I was in town (which isn’t usual) and happened to hear on The Country Hour that the RFS was bringing in the fire permit season a month earlier than they have for the past few years. It used …
Read full post

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Back to Back Floods

It seems like a long time ago now as I have been battling the Aliens in my belly, but at the end of February and beginning of March we had unprecedented rainfall and two floods back to back over two …
Read full post

Posted in Farm Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Cleansing Fire

Pyromaniac that I am, I love the burning off season. Lines of fire, snaking across country and into the bush, lighting up the late winter nights with their warming glow. I love to light them, putting a lit match to …
Read full post

Posted in Farm Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Copycat Coles killing free enterprise one product at a time

I’ve been shopping at my nearest Coles supermarket for about 5 years.  As an increasingly discerning shopper I have become aware of Coles trading tactics and have come to despise them for their gloating greed. Coles is owned by Wesfarmers, a …
Read full post

Posted in Farm Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Dying Art of Rural Living

We cleaned up at the Comboyne Show yesterday.  First prizes for my Kangaroo Valley apple mint, chutney, dozen eggs; Ged’s honey and supreme exhibit as well as First Prize for Ben’s painting in the under 8’s division.  Second prize for …
Read full post

Posted in Farm Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

What makes an Aussie Farmer?

When I first came here I thought it was the Akubra, the moleskins, the RM boots and the years on the land that made a farmer but now I know different. It’s the long, hot hours on the tractor.  The …
Read full post

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