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Moving to NZ – The Planning Begins

Moving to NZ – The Planning Begins

We are headed over to New Zealand for a few weeks so I will be absent for a bit. We are headed over to celebrate my Mums 60th and to check out the land we have purchased.  While we are away we have house sitters coming to look after the animals. We will be making some...
Glorious Quinces and Making Quince Paste

Glorious Quinces and Making Quince Paste

I think Quinces are the most glorious fruit. Admittedly they look like a lumpy misshapen pear with peach fuzz all over them.  The can also be quite astringent so really have to be cooked to be enjoyed.  But what I love most about them is the smell.  If you have never...
Using Worm Castings

Using Worm Castings

Recently I added another tray, tray number 3, to my worm farm.  This meant I had an empty tray on top, a full tray of castings and partially eaten food scraps, and a tray absolutly full to the brim of pure worm castings. Because I had waited until I had 2 full trays...
Wood Expo

Wood Expo

Last weekend I went to a local wood expo with some of my colleagues that I work with running our community festival in October.  The car show I manage is held in conjunction with a larger festival, the Kilcoy Wood Wine and Art Festival.  This year I am also working on...

Preparing For Winter

It is starting to cool down at nights enough to make us want to light the fire.  In this old wooden house with great ventilation timber floors that allows for strong winds to blow up under the house lifting the rugs off the ground and timber walls that cannot be...