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22/10/12 – 29/10/12

22/10/12 – 29/10/12

28/10/12: what an awesome day! The weather has been fantastic and we enjoyed a productive family day. I’m so happy! 27/10/12: him 26/10/12: Georgie’s sleepover to celebrate her ninth birthday! 25/10/12: today is the Hobart royal show public holiday. I cuddled Elora as we watched Cinderella. 24/10/12: Georgie won a guess-the-number-of-lollypops-in-the-jar competition. She won movie […]

Chicks Update

Chicks Update

I mentioned that we have some new chicks. Georgie is still really enjoying caring for them. We started with 24 eggs under two hens. Unfortunately our luck has not been good this time around. Four hatched but two died. Several chicks began to hatch but then they died. Some of the eggs got crushed. Eventually […]

Evening cow herding

Evening cow herding

We are loving the longer days. It was fun eating dinner on the deck and then going into the paddocks to move Bessie. Somehow, Mr T had escaped out of the top paddock, so we moved Bessie into a new paddock with Mr T. It was a family affair, and Georgia was very helpful, carrying […]

Sheep

Sheep

Yep. We now have four ewes in the paddocks surround our house. They are about a year old. They are Coopworths, which is a good wet weather sheep that has a good chance of twin births. They seem so small, and they are dwarfed by the paddocks. The grass is lush and they seem to […]

15/10/12 – 21/10/12

15/10/12 – 21/10/12

21/10/12: for the first time in maybe 9 years, Monte and I had a quiet day, just chillaxing and reading and eating freshly baked choc chip cookies. The children played happily and quietly, or slept, and it was peaceful and lovely. 20/10/12: Georgie turned 9 today. We had a fantastic day together. We’re so proud […]