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My Favourite Job

I love shifting stock. It’s great fun just slowly wondering them down the laneway to the paddock or yards. It’s where I do a lot of my planning for writing and because I’m outside, right in middle of my inspiration. It’s where I get most of my ‘light bulbs’ ideas. I never leave home without…

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Caught!

After cleaning up the shed for shearing on Monday (no public holidays around here!) I was playing ‘silly buggers’ with the kids. Rochelle thought she’d be smart and catch me playing peekaboo with them. So here I am, in all my sweaty, dusty glory with Rocket who has had a ball chasing flies, sniffing out…

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Boompha 2

Remember back at the beginning of December we were spreading fertiliser on our sorghum crop and I said it was going to grow fast and furiously? Well, it did! We’ve put our weaned calves onto it and some of the plants are eight foot tall! Can you see the cattle in amongst it? It must…

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Cheeky Dogs

Meet Bob the Kelpie and Tim! These two cheeky dogs can’t bear to be away from their owners, Rob and Helen, who are sitting inside having a bite to eat. Much to the delight of Hayden and Rochelle, (the hysterical giggles proved this). Tim in particular kept sticking his head into the cat door thinking…

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Close and Personal… with lambs!

Been getting up close and personal with some of our crossbred lambs. Together with our very old dog, “woof on wheels” Rex (you take him to where you want him to be and he woofs, his favourite job!) we drenched these lambs to put onto stubble. These lambs will be sold later on and harvested…

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