Monthly Archive: October 2022

Jimny Fever: Part Two

June was weeding the spade-deep tomato beds she had prepared in the tunnel house several weeks ago, the soil warm and slightly damp to the touch, The plants still in the sunroom window, and...

Jimny Fever: Part 1

Once upon a time a one car family. And nest emptied – still only the one vehicle for a hilly ten-acre block. No tractor, no farm truck, no farm bike, no farm all-terrain-vehicle, and...

The gully’s a mess!

Three or four big bonfires a year are needed to keep on top of the woody messes that accumulate in the gully. Crack willow branches, limbs, sometimes entire trunks come down in wind or...

Magpies

Early spring and the nesting season upon them, two male magpies decided that predatory creatures such as we are, we must be a threat. A neighbour is targeted too when she goes for a...