This is a short update because we are in the process of moving in. Enjoy this photo gallery!
It’s getting exciting now. Only one more week before we can move to our fifteen acres of bush. Apart from madly packing our stuff into boxes, we’re starting to narrow down the list of things we need to do so we can move in. The very first thing we will need to do in our … Continue reading Moving the Cats
One thing I have been doing for a while now is making my own cosmetics. I have not had a need to buy hand creme, body lotion, face moisturiser, face scrub, lip balm, soap, liquid soap, foot creme etc for more than a year. Setting up was a little expensive. In order to have the … Continue reading Lotions, Oils and Scrubs
In a previous post I boldly stated I would review two books in a few days time. It’s a bit late, but here is an overview of information contained in the first book “Keeping Chickens in Australia”. As I don’t yet have any chickens, I really don’t know enough to review it from a position … Continue reading Book Review: Keeping Chickens in Australia
I found a fantastic poster outlining chicken breeds found in Australia on the Poultry Hub website. This shows an image of the male and female, outlines their key characteristics of the breed. This allowed me to immediately narrow down to a few breeds to investigate in more detail. I like the look of the Sussex … Continue reading Chicken Breeds in Australia Poster
It’s four weeks to go before we get the keys to our new house. Sitting here at my desk in the sunshine with a coffee, it seems a long way away, but I know this four weeks will fly by. I want to prepare by doing or buying things now so when we move in, … Continue reading House Naming Ceremony
Waiting for the property settlement gives me time to dream and plan -there’s seven weeks to go…. I’ve never lived anywhere but in a suburban house before, so thinking about what I could do on 15 acres of land is both exciting and daunting. For some people this probably seems a very small land holding, … Continue reading A Wishlist
After travelling for two weeks, we decided to check out Lake Hattah National Park on the second last day of our trip. We were the only people there, along with myriad birds, a handful of emu, and the brilliant blue sky. We stayed for lunch, and then decided to set up camp for the night. … Continue reading The Spark