Category: rural nsw

I think we’re headed for a drought in NSW

According to Doc we’re in for a spell of dry weather at the farm. “A spell of dry weather” is country bloke talk for “drought”, and apparently the signs are there.

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We’re going on an adventure

“Let’s go on an adventure” Doc said. Those words can mean so much – a harbinger of doom or exciting times. Rarely something in between, and never boring. “There’s a track I want to explore” he said. Given that Doc’s been coming to this farm for around 12 years and has done a lot of …

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Drought, flood and changes in the dam

Every time we go to the farm I’m struck anew with the changes that happen in a short time. The most striking of these is the big dam. Sadly, this time we only saw the Murrumbidgee at night, but in the moonlight I could tell it was full. And of course, that means the dam …

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It’s not a photo session without macro photography

It wouldn’t be a photo session without some macro photography. One of the things I love about photos at the farm is the fences. Not only are they great in long shots, but there are always opportunities for amazing close ups. Spiders particularly love the barbed wire on the top fence wire, and use it …

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A cold, foggy morning

“What a beautiful night” I said as I got out of the car at the farm, just after sunset. I stretched my arms and legs (we’d been in the car for 4 hours), looked around and sighed.  It was still, quiet and the stars were all just appearing in the clear sky. We started unpacking …

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Sam’s sunrise

Sam's sunrise - with a blanket of fog over the farm

Doc and I have been out to the farm again. He’s recently had an operation on his shoulder and can’t do very much yet, so we decided to get away and just relax for a few days. There’s not a lot of work that needs to be done at the farm, so we could potter …

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