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Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

I don’t think that the slaughtering of our animals for meat is very pleasant. I really like our animals, and when we had Daisy slaughtered last week, I couldn’t help feeling a bit sad. Daisy was born here, and over the past three years I’ve loved watching her grow and graze the property. I loved […]

2016 Goals

2016 Goals

And this is the time of year that I set myself some goals and publish them on my little blog. It holds me accountable. It makes me want to achieve the things I’ve set out to do.    Grow more food. Each year we are getting closer to our goal of living sustainably on our […]

Goals: revisited

The beautiful Swansea, east coast of Tasmania Back in January I wrote this post about my goals for the year. I have been remembering these goals throughout the year, so I thought I’d do a re-cap about them to show you how crap I am at sticking to them. Decluttering: I am gradually going through everything, […]

7 months

7 months

  Wow! Seven months already! Sarah has been sitting on her own for 2 months or so, and she loves sitting up to play with her toys. This week I removed the toy arch from one of her play mats. She has grown out of it. Such is life.  She loves noisy toys, and she […]

Bruny Island

Bruny Island

We went to beautiful Bruny Island with  Sarah, Russell, Isaac, Lily, Pauline, Denys, Ben, Milly and Harry.  It’s such a wonderful place.  We bought cheese at the Bruny Island Cheese Co – the only cheese factory that is licensed to make unpasteurised cheese.    We went to The Neck, where we climbed the steps to […]

2015 Goals

2015 Goals

I have a few simple goals for 2015. They all point to organisation of our home. 1: Declutter. I want to get rid of stuff. Clothes, toys, appliances, manchester and napery that we don’t need or use. I’ll start with our cupboards, getting rid of clothes, towels and sheets we don’t need. I might use […]