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Tending

Tending

The block of land we live on in Grindelwald is a little over 2000 square metres. That’s a lot of garden to tend (a tad more than the 342 square metre, mostly paved block we lived on in South Hurstville)! The original owner/builder was also an avid gardener and...
Chicken allegory

Chicken allegory

Our two young chickens, Miss Patty and Babette, live in a little fenced off area beside our house. It’s got hedges all around it and ¬†there’s plenty¬†room for them to run around. As chickens do, they have industriously scratched up all the grass in search...

Lit up

When I first pulled this photo up on my screen I thought “man, I need to clean my lens.” Then I realised they were blurry stars. Still getting used to living out of the city. We live in such a beautiful place! Also yes, we’re becoming those people...

Reuniting

I’ve been so wiped out this week after the event that I haven’t had the energy to write about it. But last weekend all the planning paid off and we had a reunion of (most of) the BHB girls from the Bali retreat I went on two years ago. It was so wonderful...

What’s in my garden?

We are very lucky to have a stunning, mature garden around our house. More like a park, really – I just keep imagining how a whole playground would fit in the lawn space. I’m planning to put that lawn to good use – I’m going to dig up a large...

black gold

I’ve just had a marvellous morning cleaning out our Aerobin compost bin. That sounds weird, I know, but I genuinely had a good time in the sun, listening to Joel Salatin’s book The Marvelous Pigness of Pigs*, feeding my plants, and being astounded again by...