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
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
… It’s time for an update – so here’s a bit of the goings-on during the September silliness season! It’s getting very dry around the Farm, with not really having had any decent rain of any consequence since about March. We’re sooooo much luckier than the poor drought-ridden southern Farms are though, in that we … Read more…
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 more…
PS to the Northland post:
Cant make any promises sorry – but have got the video of ‘Chef Suzette‘ down to less than half its original size!
Hope it works for you 😀
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 more…
. 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 more…