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,…

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The Final Mow

After a turbulent relationship and many attempts to fix it, by both The Husband and I, our old lawnmower finally called it quits. I had just managed to fix up three different parts and got it going after The Husband said it was stuffed, so I was feeling quite the handyman. I got a bit…

Back to The Garden

It is lovely to be back to my garden. Not that most of it looks lovely at the moment, but it's good to get back to work in it. It seems there was a bunch of rain while we were away and the weeds were rather pleased about it. However, we've had beautiful sunny days…

2017 Homestead Report

It was a bit of a rough end to the year, with most of my immediate family getting a tummy bug for Christmas or the New Year and The Grandpa passing away a few days after Christmas as well. Hence, things have been a bit quiet on the homestead front. However, we move on, whilst…