We’ve had the kidults that were in New Zealand for most of the last year, back home for the last two weeks. (aka the KWL team)
They stayed at the house in town, and have been doing some wonderful work for us while they visited.
There has been a lot that they have achieved over the last fortnight
. Three of the Kidults – whom have been visiting and working like demons around both the house in town, and the Farm – came over for a Big Breakfast on Sunday morning, before we started the days working bee. First cabs off the rank were home-made bread, and freshly laid eggs from our girls … Read more…
We’ve had some sunny days!!
Oh yes indeed they have been truly glorious, as only crisp sunny winter days can be – thoroughly gorgeous.
Days like the ones we’ve had this week, just bring about a happiness deep in the soul that can be quite hard to explain without sounding like some spaced-out 60s hippy – but suffice to say,
. Today we’re rockin’ it out – and we’re jammin’….! Strawberry Jammin’ that is 😀 Yep – you can buy home-brand strawberry jam for super-cheap at the local supermarket, but when you read the ingredients on the back of the jar/tin, it can definitely give you a case of the willies, wondering why allllll that … Read more…
. We know you’ll be stunned to hear this – but we’ve had more rain! Almost a fortnight of constant drizzle if truth be told, and the odd day of sunshine that we saw prior to that, was definitely fleeting. But thats the usual way of winter up here in the North – but then … Read more…
We’ve certainly had a few cold nights during the first couple of weeks of June, with the mercury hovering seriously close to ZERO °C on a couple of occasions.
We’ve also had some light frost and the winds have amped up a bit, which adds to the
. Just a quick post today… Based on the criteria on which our grandson goes by, we now have a ‘real‘ Farm. Strigidae Farm wishes to announce the arrival of Izzy and Jac. Welcome additions to our crazy fun-filled Family. They’ll get to be lazy fertiliser generators over the Winter, but come Spring, they’d best … Read more…
Its been a big time for us at Strigidae Farm – with a lot going on.
So strap in – this might end up being a long one!!
Firstly – it has been an incredibly difficult time emotionally for us both,
. We thought that today, we’d just give you a bit of a look at the beautiful colours around the Farm, as we head in to winter. (sorry the photos don’t do justice, it’s a grey drizzly day, so the colours haven’t really translated as vibrantly as they look!) We love, love LOVE this time … Read more…