2018 Homestead Report

2018 was the year of learning to balance projects and tasks with people time and rest time. I started the year with a long list of things that I wanted to achieve on the homestead. I didn't get the memo that a small child's first year at kindy is characterised by much sickness. The Little…

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A White Christmas?

We've had an unusual cold snap. Outside it was 11degC (it had gotten down to 2degC overnight) and frigid rain was falling. It isn't autumn or winter here. I found myself making Christmas decorations with the fire going and listening to 'White Christmas', 10 days out from the first month of Summer, and I thought,…

A Little Boy’s 3rd Birthday

We've recently celebrated The Little Fulla's 3rd birthday. Where has the time gone? That's a very good question, because I actually lost track of time, suddenly realising that  The Little Fulla's party was only one week out. There goes making stuff in advance to avoid a mad rush. Fortunately, I had already gathered a few…