Hot & Sweaty

Sure enough – the heat has come in, and the Farm is getting drier by the minute…
And yep – we’re alllll hot & sweaty!!

We know that there should be a decent bit of rain on our horizon in the near future, which will bring our little piece of Paradise back to life in no time at all – but

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Time flies…

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Firstly – we’d like to thank all of you wonderfully kind folks who sent your thoughts, love and support (and $$s!!!) to our Family members who’d been through the trauma of Hurricane Irma…

Between the worry for our Family, a bit of down-time with illness, a sneaky weekend away, and work interrupting Life (as it does!) there

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Kiwi kidults return!

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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

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DIY decore

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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,

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MORE visitors and job being done!

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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

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A ‘real’ Farm

. 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…

Cyclone Prep

Looks like we’re in for a ‘compulsory’ weekend clean up around the Farm!! The possibility of a late cyclone has reared its head, and according to the media-of-the-moment, it may well cross the coast late sunday or early monday. Of course cyclones never go according to plan – so its always a case of watch … Read more…