Supremely beautiful…

There is something supremely beautiful and quiet about shearing sheds, when they are empty. I’ve always thought they are so atmospheric. When I was younger, I often headed up to the shearing shed on my Nana and Papa’s station and just sit and think, or even walk around and feel the smooth wood, smell the…

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Feeding the Cows

These are the cows that Hayden and I’ve been feeding. There is nothing better than seeing your stock grab huge mouthfuls of hay and slowly chopping away, their eyes half shut. It’s the look of contentment! It’s also a great way to know the hay you’ve made, is good, sweet hay that the stock will…

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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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‘Boompha’!

Well, guess what? there’s been more rain! Another 30 or so mm’s… really not sure what is going on with the season: at times it’s disheartening. But there’s always silver linings and this one is one of them! We planted this sorghum crop about eight weeks ago and it has had the best start imaginable.…

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