Category: the farm

Men make the worst patients!

I think I’ve mentioned Doc recently had shoulder surgery. And that means recuperating time.  At home. Where I am. 24 hrs a day. Men make terrible patients!

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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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My first 4WD lesson

Last time we were at the farm I had my first official 4WD lesson. I have done some 4WDing before. Doc sometimes lets me drive across creeks or washouts when we go away, but, as the Cruiser is his baby, I’m not allowed to drive it too much. I’m definitely not allowed to take it …

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Australia, a land of extremes

Australia really is a land of extremes, and vicious weather cycles. Of drought and flooding rain is right. I notice this much more since I’ve been going to the farm, where weather cycles can make or break people. Nowhere is it better demonstrated than these photos taken in January then again in April this year.

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