We have new babies! Its always exciting when the first chick cracks out of her egg. As you can see Blake is rapt with his first hold and cuddle. Here is one of the mother with, I think, six chicks (that you can see) that have hatched and another whole heap of eggs she’s still
This is Blake standing in front of some old machinery next to our house. Excuse his messy face, he just enjoyed a choc icecream. The irises behind him, which are in flower, are amazing. Why … because years ago, people before us had actually collected them from our local tip where they were growing wild.
This is the beginning of the bonfire. We chopped up the fallen tree and it gave us a good excuse for a bonfire. We set up a table and chairs by the fire and ate our tea. Wedges with sweet chilli and sour cream then topped it off with marshmallows … naturally! It was a
I played golf on the weekend. (Can I play? … not really, but the walk is amazing around the rocks.) Anyway this is our number 16 tee where I found this bunch of spider orchids. I’ve never seen so many together and these were smaller than the those I normally find. They didn’t come out
On my way to Perth for an appointment, I was driving through Brookton near my cousins farm and saw the most beautiful morning sight as the fog sat through the land. Its quite hilly around Brookton, well compared to Pingaring anyway, and the fog was just in these little low-lying patches and was amazing to
This is a photograph I took of the Stirling Ranges on the way to Albany last week. My grandparents used to live in Albany and on the holidays I would head down to stay with them. I always thought they looked like sleeping beauty crossed with a dwarf. Ah …that’s just one kids imagination!