Category Archives: Rural Life

Hand Raising Chickens

  *This post is dedicated to Jenson, 2 years, of Brisbane who is keen to see more pictures of our chickens, his mum writes. A few months ago a friend gifted us with eleven organic chooks (grown chickens for American readers) and a rooster. The plan was, they were to be housed of a night, eggs to

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Koala Passing Through

Imagine our excitement to see this little fella outside our window, hopping across the paddock heading for a gum tree. We believed he was only passing through and didn’t expect to see him the following morning. We were excited when he was still there the next day, staying a couple of nights before moving on. Koala’s

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Fence Comes Down

The fence along our driveway and around our orchard has been rotted for sometime, Spotted Gum is not a good choice when white ants are present. Michelangelo(15) decided the time had come for the fence to go, and forthwith he ‘marshaled the troops’ and organised his labour force     Sometimes your children really surprise

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