In Which The Outdoor Sink Becomes a Reality

Well, we had a pretty good run of weather for the first part of winter, until the end of July when the more usual rainy season weather showed up. And it has stuck around. This is probably a good thing, as I needed to slow down a bit. Our water woes are definitely over, at…

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The Great Vege Garden Expansion Plan Rises Again

The Great Vege Garden Expansion Plan is back on track and it is exciting. First, I had to turn off the water pump and move the carport tap from one side of its post to another, so it was out of the path of the next raised bed to be built. Then I re-did the…

Building Projects & Chickens Are Still Coming

Building & Cutting Timber is the flavour of the season. Building projects continue around here and I have been using up a lot of our supply of timber that's been lying around. This is good. And bad. After building the raised Mandarin Bed by the deck, I decided to take to the deck with the…

In Which a New Animal Joins The Homestead

Winter has bitten us here. We've been having some family 'togetherness' the last few weeks in the form of sickness. This means everything has slowed down. However, in the middle of the sickness we found ourselves in a heartwarming little animal story. It all started one cloudy winters' afternoon. The Little Fulla and I were…