Welcoming 2018

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My son took this photo of me. Me, up a tree on a glorious summer day on a recent camping trip. I can’t remember the last time I climbed a tree. I think that’s why he ran for the phone … Read More

Lamb duties

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Nothing says spring like lambs. We are on lamb duty while friends were away. We first met Pia when she was a day old. Her mum had abandoned her and she spent her first month living in a house and … Read More

Expectations

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We’ve had the craziest of weather lately. Hail, wild winds, rain, rain and more rain. The tiniest bit of warmth and peek of sunshine and everyone is all smiles and so grateful. Last summer we hardly swam at our beach … Read More

Hot Springs

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The boy and I just went on a roadie to some hot springs. We rented a cabin and it was one of those decorated in the seventies with formica and lino and that particular shade of orange that screams ‘seventies’. It … Read More

An epic day

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We had big plans for a road trip up north to see dear friends. I got as far as packing but life had other ideas. Gah! I had to be a grown up and prioritise important things like viewing a … Read More

Farmers market mornings

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This rainbow of winter fruit and vegetables at the farmers market made me so happy. You can’t beat freshly picked local produce.  I have plenty of greens and fruit from our place at the moment. Kale, celery and chickweed are … Read More

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