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Honey Do List

April 19, 2015

We spent the weekend working on projects from a big list my wife and I made. It included such things as washing  the house, picking up “stuff” from the yard our dog Max finds and carries there. 281 more words

April 2015

Retrospective twenty-five (March 2014)

Given the way in which blogs are presented, I am convinced that posts which reside more than a scroll or two behind the most recent are doomed to languish and to be forgotten. 202 more words


New arrivals

It’s been mild and wet this week, not bad weather for lambing but not the best for photography. I captured these images a week ago during a brief window of blue sky and sunshine. 28 more words


The Road to Emerald

It was one week since a short phone call that led to a twelve hour drive to Emerald. A little town in the middle of nowhere.  973 more words


Another day, another beach

Yesterday I had another lovely relaxing walk along the beach, this time it was Maroochydore Beach on the Sunshine Coast. I really could win prizes for my efforts in procrastination as I hit the shops and cinema for a chilled afternoon instead of getting to work on the ever looming assignment. 126 more words


A Farm Is Its People

April 3, 2015

A Farm Is Its People

In 2008, the first year I managed this farm for the Wedge Co-op, Gardens of Eagan was synonymous with its two founders, Martin and Atina Diffley. 594 more words

Farm Manager

Banana Farming

On the approach to Cairns, the scenery becomes much more mountainous with acres of banana farms in between. This part of Australia is renowned for growing bananas, and fortunately I had landed myself some accommodation at Walkabout Backpackers in Innisfail – a working hostel that acts as a recruiter to provide all its tenants work on a nearby farm. 1,187 more words