August 17, 2018

The now famous storm of April is still keeping us busy in the paddock that it wrecked. The other day there was a warning for more heavy rain. Our creek was broken and it kept directing water straight into our paddock instead of down the creek so we had to fix it before...

August 6, 2018

Hello! Well it has been a while since I have updated this. Life went on a roller coaster but we are heading back up now so back to the updates!

Starting slowly, I thought I would give you 10 fun Tassie facts as summarised by me.

5. Car Rego - I finally changed over my re...

June 26, 2018

I nearly died of a heart attack when I got this letter...  

Dear Customer,

At TasNetworks we are committed to ensuring a safe and reliable supply of electricity to Tasmanian homes and businesses with minimal interruptions. Although we aim to keep you connected, inte...

June 21, 2018

Last Friday night we went into Hobart to have a look at the Dark Mofo Festival - well all the free bits anyway :)

The Dark Mofo festival started 5 years ago and is the winter / nighttime version of the Mona Foma festival. It has been controversial nearly every year This...

June 19, 2018

The previous owners were clearly not gardeners. Apparently it was mostly bush and they spent most of the time clearing it so we now have 3 paddocks and 1 bush land lot. 

Beside the backyard fence there was a strange incline and after getting lots of debris off we found...

June 9, 2018

Yep, there is a rooster dumping epidemic in Tasmania. I am sure it is elsewhere as well but never really heard about it before.

As you drive down the Southern Outlet from Hobart to Kingston, you can see Roosters at the side of the road. Not just one or two, many. This i...

June 3, 2018

We have been spending a few hours every day trying to save one of our fences badly damaged by the storm last month. This is a pic of what we are working with...

 There is a section that is totally buried under rocks that we just can't save but we should be able to save...

June 2, 2018

One of the many things people said to us first when we told them that we were moving was, 'oh it's cold there, hope you like the cold' etc. Yep, it is cold in Tasmania, and yes we knew that before we came here.

Now we are here, one of the first things people as after wh...

May 27, 2018

Well just one of them and his dad. Seems flash flood debris is a good opening line. 

They seems great. The other neighbours are not there at the moment as their house is pretty much a right off after the flood and they are in temporary accommodation. Yep we totally got...

May 27, 2018

We have a goose named Lucy. She apparently moved in of her own doing about a year before the previous 

owners sold to us. She lives in the pond paddock and is very happy there. 

She makes a big noise when strangers go down the driveway which makes her a great alarm. I ha...

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