Long time readers here might remember how much my kids love the rope swing in our front yard. They happily swing for hours, spend time doing fancy tricks, and even invent routines they perform. It gave the me the occasional heart attack when we first moved here, but these days they are fine swinging through […]
Growing up my parents always had a couple of passionfruit vines growing on the fence. Every summer we would be able to pick some, cut them in half, and spoon out their delicious pulp. If they were too
On the Monday before Easter, Country Boy announced that he thought that we should build an outdoor wood fired pizza oven over the long weekend. It's something that we had been wanted make for several
The orchard has begun to bear some serious fruit. After last year where we got half a dozen apples, I wasn't quite ready for the sudden influx of apples this year. Fortunately apples are one of the
From time to time I get emails asking me how I "do it all?". How do I balance the whole work/family/farm/life thing and still keep our life simple? The truth is that very often I don't. Or should I
Hello from Narooma, on the South Coast of NSW. It's one of our favourite spots to get away, and we have been here almost every year since we moved to the farm. We've finally made it to the holidays!
We're heading out on a mammoth trip these holidays - well OK, we're not exactly driving across the country, but we do have a big week and a half of travelling ahead of us. Today, we are heading up to