Monthly Archives: August 2014

Kalyna Harasymiv photographer extrordinaire

The most difficult part of this post will be trying not to be too effusive. Obviously from the pictures I have taken for this blog I am no photographer. It is also obvious from the many photo sharing web sites, … Continue reading

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Our Boys and Girls

The Days are starting to get longer now and the girls are getting back into egg laying form. Although we have more chickens than ducks the ducks easily out lay the chooks. The Khaki Campbells are egg laying machines much … Continue reading

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Winsome Hall has a babbling brook

We have had a heap of rain over the past few days, 40mm in half an hour on Monday and our creek is now a babbling brook. This doesn’t happen very often so it is always very exciting when the … Continue reading

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Kale, Potato and Chorizo Soup

We grow and eat a lot of kale. Most people I tell about this have not heard of kale though and have no idea what to do with it. I mostly tell people it is from the same family as … Continue reading

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Anders made good coffee slowly

Every Saturday we go to Braidwood to get bread and to have a coffee and danish at the Dojo bakery. We also take Jacq the kelpie as she was born on Bastille Day and so she has her weekly croissant. … Continue reading

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How does our garden grow

Hi there, It is nearly the end of winter and we have had quite a few frosts with temps down to -9 (our pipes freeze at -7). Our garden in pots has been keeping us well supplied. We have not … Continue reading

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Autocad course

Hello, Well this is a totally bragging post. I have been doing a CAD drawing course on Autocad at TAFE for the last few months and I have just got my 5th drawing back and got 100%. ‘Another perfect drawing’ … Continue reading

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Best Ever Banana Cake

Hi,  The Web is full of ‘best ever’ Banana cake/bread recipes  and while I have not, by any stretch, tried them all my search is over. Annabel Langbein, a cook and writer whose style and food Jo and I rate so highly … Continue reading

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22 JUL 2014

OiOi, As the front of the roof is rather high as is the edge of the deck I thought I had better put up the deck railing so I can clamp the ladder to it for a bit of security … Continue reading

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16 JUL 2014

OiOi, The stain for the plywood ceiling and floor has been selected from a cast of thousands and looks good against every surface it will be near. Against the wall Against the bath Against the zincalume On the tiles the … Continue reading

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