The rains are ‘ere…STILL!

Another fortnight has some how passed by, and its little things again that have been accomplished – the types of things you don’t really see – but that need to get done…like decluttering, or packing boxes, or moving things to the Farm. We managed to score about 30m of drainage channels off a local sell/swap/buy … Read more…

Bit of a crap-fest.

This week it’s been a bit of a crappy week. The week had started well, with four of the big new garden beds being assembled in the rain, but we ran out of screws before we got the rest done, and didn’t want to risk extra trips on the already mushy driveway to go into … Read more…

Prep time

Getting some strawberries prepped for our next canning session. This lot will be strawberry jam! 🍓🍓

Subscribe via email.

Short and sweet today! We’ve finally got around to adding an email subscription box to the site – in case you’d like to get Strigidae Farm emails directly sent to you. You’ll find it on our homepage, or in the right hand panel on the website. 🙂

The Wobbles

If anyone happens to have read my angsty little grumble the other day about how much I have ahead of me to do, and was a bit worried or was thinking it unfair that I had so much to do ‘by myself’ – well DONT!! We all have days now and then when we feel … Read more…

A lil overwhelmed..

Over the last couple of weeks I have been slowly decluttering, selling off stuff, cleaning out things, donating stuff and throwing away stuff; all in an effort to try and make this business of ‘downsizing’ a bit easier bit. It’s all a bit overwhelming sometimes, and I don’t think the enormity of the job at … Read more…

Official News

ITS OFFICIAL!!!! The call finalllllllllly came through today – our finance has officially been approved!!! ~~~biiiiiiiiiiig sigh of relief~~~ We’ve both been holding our breath, and both had moments of being scared that something would go wrong, but finally we have got not only the call, but the letter to say its all ‘official’. Whilst … Read more…

Sign on the Line!

Today is THE day. Its CONTRACT day!!! Finalllllly, after what feels like months of waiting, the Contract for our Farm has now been signed by all parties. Wheeeheeeee!!!! As of 9am, the sellers have signed, and we are on our merry way to getting this unconditional, and settled. (or as our American friends would say: … Read more…

A Slow Crawl.

As you’ve read, it started back in about April, when we went and had a proper look at the block, did a whole lot of talking and working-out stuff, and some more talking – and then finally made an offer. We were nervous about making an offer, as we pretty much had no savings left … Read more…