Garden Wins And Losses

A lot of things have been happening in the garden. The spring crazies are still going on in the sky but spring is definitely in the air. Everyone is tired of the rain and everyone is excited when they get to mow their lawns, but we are slowly getting more nice, sunny patches. Or at…

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In Which Frodo Finally Gets Her Eggs

Frodo was waiting a while for some eggs to sit on. Well, some real eggs. The trouble with using a broody hen to hatch eggs is that you just have to run with whatever eggs you can get your hands on when she does go broody. I bought 12 fertile Australorp eggs that were being…

The Case of The Egg Thief

The Case of The Egg Thief has been a long and frustrating saga. Fortunately, it has now come to a close and thus I can release my full report. We have had an egg stealer. Eggs were going missing without a trace after I had seen a hen in the nestbox or heard her singing…

The Spring Crazies

The last few weeks have seen all sorts of things going on for us. I did some work for the elections, which was busy but fun and financially helpful. We went to Auckland one day to visit our youngest nephew, The Little Gingernut. We also walked in Cornwall Park and enjoyed watching and feeding the…