Tag Archives: chickens

New life

With frost laid mornings and farm-side night time temperatures of less degrees than fingers on a hand, it seems a tad strange that the cherry blossoms are going for it. Might be all the bees. And birds. You know what … Continue reading

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Summer loving

It’s been a long time between drinks for this blogger care of this year of mad research/event production mode (hey kids don’t try this at home!).  Happily my first soil science postgrad degree has come to a finish, the year’s … Continue reading

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Veggies are the new weeds

Walking out our back door the other day I looked down to put on my farm boots then very near squealed in delight. Tatsoi, rocket, lettuce oh my! And this cute zucchini guy. So less than one year of veggie … Continue reading

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Que sera sera and chickens!!!

Well now that we’ve finished with the silly season and we’re clean out of apocalypses, bar mis-calculation of asteroid travel parameters we have a whole new year to live. Possibly coming from a higher place of consciousness (see Daniel or … Continue reading

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Chooks, weeds, keeping on springing

When you wake up in the morning each day, there is always a beautiful grounding perk to our farm life. Even when you’re hit by the wrong side of bed waking reflex of, ugh, pillows, blankets, no, don’t make me … Continue reading

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Alloxylon flammeum

Is a whole lot of difficult consonants all in a row. It is also an incredibly beautiful tree, The Red Silky Oak, a member of the Proteacea family native to far northern Queensland.  Also known as the Queensland Tree Waratah, … Continue reading

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Murrindindi design weekend mach 1

Having 5 minutes to scratch myself lately is a rare commodity. Having said 5 minutes coincide with a weekend at the farm with great folk and not running round like a headless chicken, rarer. Things are pretty busy for the … Continue reading

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