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Game, set and match

Growing up with a big sister just ain’t fair. Life doesn’t work so good from there. Like it goes this way. I got a sister who is two years older than me and a brother three years, almost, younger and I’m smack bang in the middle. 645 more words


Things Don't Always Go As Planned

The plan today was to finally get the pastures limed.  We’ve been trying to get that done since November but have been battling rain every weekend since.   232 more words

Dairy Goats

Big day tomorrow!

Well, all of the paperwork is complete. We now own our beautiful 18.38 acres. One of our big struggles will be to find time to drive the 3.5 hours to the farm to work and prep it for when we can move there full time. 242 more words


Red Elm

We burn wood for heat in the wintertime. There’s a really serious wood stove in the basement that provides some nice ambient heat for the floors and convection pulls the warmth up the stairs and into the first floor of the house. 315 more words


With age, there is wisdom!

Every year for the last few, I’ve started my year out with a list/book of things that needed to be done.  I would get really aggravated with myself if at least half of that list didn’t get completed. 109 more words


The end is (almost) nigh!

I haven’t posted in a while (10 weeks to be precise) so it’s about time I gave an update on what I’ve been up to! … 309 more words


Farm Work Fails

If you had told me a year ago I would be hanging up my office wear for overalls and wellies, living out in the wilderness of bogan Australia learning how to drive a tractor – I would have probably laughed and idealised the thought of living a random lifestyle temporarily. 777 more words