Remember when we built a bridge?
Here we are in autumn again. The nights are getting nippier and the ponies are getting fluffier. Summer grows a coat that is plush like a teddy bear. Bonnie just goes all Hairy Maclary on us. In the garden our summer veggie and fruit… Continue Reading
For those of you who don’t live in the country, here’s a reason to feel smug. We’ve had a plague of flies. Initially I wondered whether my rather casual attitude to cleaning had created a fly colony somewhere in the house. I was relieved to… Continue Reading
Well dear Readers, having talked about our zombie defense prep, we now turn our attention to growing an effective vampire deterrent. You can never be too careful when you’re living out in the wilds of Northland, you know. All this to… Continue Reading
One of the interesting things about moving to the country is a change in the junk mail that arrives in your letterbox. Brochures on the latest electronic gizmos and flyers full of supermarket specials still march in, but suddenly there are also glossy catalogues with… Continue Reading
One of the exciting things about autumn on the farmlet has been seeing mushrooms, toadstools and other fungi popping up around the place. Here are some that Deborah and I spotted last weekend. I started trying to identify them, but you wouldn’t believe… Continue Reading