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Springtime

Springtime

On the first weekend of spring it seems right to see what’s happening in the garden. I haven’t had much time to work on this area, where we’re trying to get all the roots and runners of the viburnum hedge that was here. It’s looking rather...
The great turkey fry of 2017

The great turkey fry of 2017

Prior to this weekend, the only thing I knew about deep fried turkey is that Sookie wasn’t a fan.   Then a few weeks ago I overheard some of the guys at church talking about deep frying a whole turkey. Evidently it was something they had done a couple of times...
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...