No Sheepish Matter

Remember sweet Lamby? Our rambunctious little lamb, who left for greener pastures in the country six months ago. She’s baa ack. Only she’s not quite so little these days. And she seems to have adopted some baaad arse behaviours. She’s a fully fledged sheep, with a girth as wide as a woolly mammoth and a … More No Sheepish Matter

A laughing matter

I had an interesting visitor today. He laughed a lot, although he didn’t come inside, he was quite content to sit on my decking. He was small, fat and very cute and I’m not talking about an early visit from Santa Claus. When I snapped this first photo of the Kookaburra from inside he seemed to be … More A laughing matter

Cozzie and chaos

After our beloved Blue passed away we waited almost a year before getting another dog. In that time the kids were introduced to the world of rabbits.  But they weren’t the same. Eventually Cozzie came into our life. A handsome Blue Heeler with a raccoon-like tail but with ‘trouble’ his middle name. We should have seen the signs. He was from a farm … More Cozzie and chaos

Ode to Bluey

We fell in love with him at first sight.  But it was Blue who chose us. He was just a six week old ball of fluff on four legs when we met him, I still remember him running clumsily towards us. All joy and pure innocence, with a huge belly that almost touched the ground and an even … More Ode to Bluey

Little Pig Tales

We live with a menagerie of animals – a dog, a horse, chooks, fish and two fat guinea pigs named Pandora and Delta. When we travel for any extended period of time we always have to make sure they’re all looked after. A few months ago we went to Central Australia and Pandora and Delta were babysat … More Little Pig Tales