Bluey & Tiger

Friday, 18 November 2011 by

I went out today to help my friend with her horses again as we met the farrier near this paddock. These two horses belong to another lady, but I helped look after Bluey and Tiger (the pony).  And it was a good excuse to catch up with my friend 🙂 Here’s Wayne at work on the side of the road, well actually on it, but that was where the shade was. Not likely to see a car on this road very often anyway. (Besides my mum who would be doing the mail run an hour later) This is Bluey. I’ve only been for a ride on him once and that was many years ago…before kids.  He was a good boy for me. He snotted all over his boss (my friend) before I had to take him, and even Tiger was well behaved. When I was little we had horses practically in our back yard, which

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Day Job

Friday, 20 May 2011 by

Two days a week I work at the local shop, Pingaring Agsolutions.  We have everything a small town may need, groceries, alcohol, hardware, post, chemical, etc etc… And if i’m lucky i get to deliver chemical around seeding time, which means getting out an about. On Thursday I headed out to some local farmers, my mate Rach’s family, to drop off chemical they needed to keep spraying with. Rach was behind my inspiration for Izzy in my first book and is as much a farmer as any other bloke.  Dropping off the drums.  (and also a plug for my boss’s business…pay rise???  I wish lol) I then headed next door where the rest of the gang was. Rach was calculating something…its maths so I wasn’t interested, but i’m guessing chemical rates for their worker to spray out. Her dad and brother were re-calabrating the big red fancy seeding machine, while I got to chat to

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