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Dear Tania Firstly, thank you for looking after my furry (and feathered) friends. We really appreciate your help. It is here that I confess that I have not yet been to Haighs as you requested, but I shall get there soon to pick up some loot. Whether the said loot reaches Tasmania is yet to […]
Firstly, Happy Christmas and Happy New Year to you! What an amazing year. I could use the cliche and say that we can’t believe how fast the year has flown by. Except I won’t, because it hasn’t. Probably the most challenging and exciting year of our lives to date, this year has been wonderful. A […]
Apologies for taking so long to write the second installment on the Cobb oven story. Life is so busy as it is, but with Christmas in the mix it is ludicrous! It was an almost-warm Sunday morning when we set outside to work on the cobb oven. Before sifting the dirt (in the old bed […]
Good things are happening for us. The best news is that we have straw! Well, it’s growing at present, but we will have it! This is a great thing for us. It means that our dreams/goals of having the house ready by next Christmas is more realistic/achievable. You might remember when I was writing about […]
When doing the school/childcare drop offs today, I was reminded of what winter is like here. The scent of smoke from chimneys mixed with the smell of rain bathed in sunshine. Odd, to be wearing a skivvy in Summer. Odd, to be this cold. I have just finished reading a novel: “The Time Traveller’s Wife.” […]