Last week someone said to us that they don’t know why anyone would want to live in a shed.
And we get that.
It’s not for everyone – but then our idea of fabulous isn’t
Old-fashioned lemon cordial Makes: approx 1.2L Ingredients 1 kg sugar 1 litre water 1 tablespoon citric acid 1 tablespoon tartaric acid zest of two lemons (optional) juice of 6 lemons, strained (350ml once strained) Instructions Add the sugar, water, citric and tartaric acids to a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to simmering point, stirring … Read moreLemon Cordial
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
We’ve had a bit of rain this week!
We awoke in the early hours of Saturday morning to the very distant rolls of thunder, and after dozing for a while, the lightning and rain followed, and a lovely unexpected summer storm passed through.
On waking on Saturday morning,
Here at Strigidae Farm – its a weekend for Makin’ Things!
There is of course – first and foremost – the obligatory Bread Makin’.
Then the makin’ of some Laundry Liquid, ‘cos it’s been a few months since we last made some and we’re almost out.
We’re hoping to get the makin’ of some
So its finally DONE! We’re finally movin’ on! Nooooo – dont panic – we arent going anywhere – we’re just finally going to be able to slowly pick up threads of our Life again. The house in town has been SOLD, and the new folks (Paul & Rhianna) have begun making their stamp on our … Read moreMovin’ On
Its only a few short days until we head off for a couple of weeks of much needed leave.
Its been two years since we last ventured away from home, and Life has certainly change a lot from what it looked like back then…
. There hasn’t been much ‘accomplished’ in the last couple of weeks. Firstly we had about 10 days of much needed rain, which of course made the paddocks super-sloppy, and meant that no mowing could be done during that time, so the grass almost got away from us again – but we managed to get … Read moreNot feelin’ the ‘love’!
. Annnnnnd here we are in 2018!! Didn’t that last year just zoom by with ridiculous speed?!? Thats one of those things about getting older – the years definitely feel shorter… Its been a hot dry few weeks, and the gardens – and Us – are definitely feeling the unrelenting heat, which we still have … Read moreA New Year!