movin on

Movin’ On

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

Not feelin’ the ‘love’!

. 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’!

A New Year!

. 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!

Hot & Moist

. We’ve had a couple of weeks of extremes on the weather scale… This time last week we were in the midst of a deluge, and were out in said deluge digging drainage trenches, and watching our 10kg doorstep float away!! The good thing about the rain is it replenished some ground-water, which was badly … Read moreHot & Moist

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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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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Cooler Evenings

Another couple of weeks seem to have flown on by, and the much welcomed cool evening are finally settling in around Strigidae Farm, and we’ve been plodding along – getting bits and pieces done about the place. We had some fairly huge downpours when the cyclone was shifting off down the coast, some of which … Read moreCooler Evenings