Category Archives: garden

Blogging from bed

Things have been a bit quiet this week because I’ve caught myself a nasty case of bronchitis. It’s the same deal as Elena had last week. We like to keep things in the family around here. Anyway, my doctor has … Continue reading

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Norfolk Island

We’ve made it home, safe and sound after our time away. Our freshly painted house looks great, but I’ve not managed to take any photos yet. We’re too busy trying to unpack everything and get rid of all the dust … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to feel a bit like Christmas

We’ve got ourselves a tree and started decorating it, and put a few other little things up around the place. Elena was excited about the tree, but more excited that Santa might leave something under it for her. It’s finally … Continue reading

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Friday again. How does this keep happening?

I don’t know how it keeps happening, but it turns out today was Friday again. I can’t believe how quickly the weeks are flying by at the moment. At this rate Christmas will have been and gone before I get … Continue reading

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Green plums and a cool afternoon (for a change)

I think summer is really here. It’s only the third of December and already we’ve got a forecast top of 33°C (~91°F)…but it’s nice and cool inside! The guys finished installing our cooling yesterday and it’s doing a great job. … Continue reading

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Sleep and chicken coops

The strangest thing happened on Thursday morning. Lying in bed, having been fast asleep, I became aware of Hugo chatting away in his cot at the foot of our bed. Exhausted, I slowly opened an eye. As soon as I … Continue reading

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It’s cherry season

We’re having a crazy week here – my parents are visiting and things are happening all over the place. I’m knocking off all sorts of life admin, running errands and we’re getting things done in the yard. I’ve even managed … Continue reading

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