Now that Purple Roads is out and about, I wanted to show you some of the places I imagined events to take place. If you read my previous blog, you would have seen the maps that I drew to show where the depots were in relation to Matt and Anna’s house, Spalding and Kate and…Details
It’s that time of year again… Yes, BABIES! This is one of my favourite times in our farming calendar. And this season, it’s made even better by the 60mm of rain we had about two weeks ago; there is a green pick for all the animals. (By ‘green pick’ I mean the clover and grasses…Details
Sometimes when I’m writing about a place I know fairly well, I forget other people haven’t been there. Usually I can paint a fairly good picture and country towns in SA are similar in set out, buildings made with similar material and so on. Note, I did say usually. The Purple Roads edit raised a…Details
Introducing Sally Edwards. Sally and her husband Grahame live on a beef cattle operation near Coolah in NSW. 1. Summary of your family and farming enterprise My husband Grahame and I have been married for nine years. We have two children, Brendon 4 and Jessi 3. Grahame grew up on his family’s beef cattle property,…Details
Saturday was the launch of Purple Roads. Wow! What a day. Mum and Dad came over for the big day and as soon as they got here, I put them to work, putting stickers on bags and filling them with goodies, such as shopping lists, bookmarks and stubby holders. This seems to take time and…Details
Tomorrow is the big day. The official launch of Purple Roads at the Condingup Fair! As most of my readers don’t live within coo-ee of Condy, I thought I would publish the first chapter right here for you to read. Hopefully that will whett your appetite enough until you can purchase Purple Roads in stores.…Details
I think it’s quite stunning, take a look for yourself. PS: I’m just a bit excited about the launch of Purple Roads at Condingup Fair this Saturday!!Details
Introducing David and Angela Malpas from Lucindale in South Australia 1. Summary of our business We live in the lower South East (Limestone Coast), South of Lucindale. The farm has beautiful gum trees and it is not a heavily cleared property. We have worked over the years on implementation of corridors and the maintenance…Details
When Penguin suggested that I write a travel book about the Outback, my first instinct was to run. Because I knew, without even thinking about it, that I’d be the worst person in the world to even try such a thing.
Introducing Michael Trant. Michael farms with his family in WA. He is also adept at making entertaining YouTube videos that you can check out here, and hilarious blog series on the Golden Rules of Farming!