Category: the farm

Hold my beer and watch this ….

We went 4WDing the other day. Or Doc went 4WDing, I went along for the ride. That’s how it goes in our relationship.

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Somebody prowling around our remote farmhouse at night

The last thing you want when you’re almost asleep at a very remote location is to be rudely awakened with a hand across your mouth and somebody whispering in your ear “Sssh.” That’s what happened to me last night.

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Kangaroos. With photos

It’s my first blog of 2015 so I feel this should be something ‘important’. So what better than kangaroos?

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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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