Fashion on the Farm

We robbed the hives yesterday fashionably attired in our whites and veils while Pickle sat in the car supervising with a bottle.  He was fed scraps of honey laden comb to keep him quiet as we moved frames and boxes …
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Big shiny blue tractor!

We have a new toy!  A big, blue, shiny, new tractor! We have been looking at second hand ones for a while on the internet, and finally went up to Grafton to look at one there – it was a …
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George is MIA

It’s the end of an era at Avalon . . . George has been missing in action for months, (ever since the wedding!) occasionally spotted with faithful horse and hounds, driving the cattle hither and yon, but no sign of …
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Queen Bee & the Workers

The boys are back in town!  Scottie bought a mate up with him for a couple of days this week as Gary couldn’t make it and Bill the painter has been here stripping the external windows right back and priming …
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The Big Flood

Just call me NOAH!! Although I haven’t done a very good job of rescuing animals.  Trying to save three stranded cows and calves, they jumped into the river rather than be herded into our place. And I had a platypus …
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Two scared horses come home at last

Baby has been a quaking, shaking wreck for a week!  I brought her home on Tuesday morning once my foot had returned to approximately normal size and I had spent several hours trying to find them on ‘the other side’.  I …
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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

Fashion on the Farm

We robbed the hives yesterday fashionably attired in our whites and veils while Pickle sat in the car supervising with a bottle.  He was fed scraps of honey laden comb to keep him quiet as we moved frames and boxes …
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Big shiny blue tractor!

We have a new toy!  A big, blue, shiny, new tractor! We have been looking at second hand ones for a while on the internet, and finally went up to Grafton to look at one there – it was a …
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George is MIA

It’s the end of an era at Avalon . . . George has been missing in action for months, (ever since the wedding!) occasionally spotted with faithful horse and hounds, driving the cattle hither and yon, but no sign of …
Read full post

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Queen Bee & the Workers

The boys are back in town!  Scottie bought a mate up with him for a couple of days this week as Gary couldn’t make it and Bill the painter has been here stripping the external windows right back and priming …
Read full post

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The Big Flood

Just call me NOAH!! Although I haven’t done a very good job of rescuing animals.  Trying to save three stranded cows and calves, they jumped into the river rather than be herded into our place. And I had a platypus …
Read full post

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

Two scared horses come home at last

Baby has been a quaking, shaking wreck for a week!  I brought her home on Tuesday morning once my foot had returned to approximately normal size and I had spent several hours trying to find them on ‘the other side’.  I …
Read full post

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