I had an extra passenger in my car yesterday. A totally unexpected  one. I was driving to work when he made his presence felt. There he was, on my half wound down window, inside, a big fat hairy Huntsman, the size of my hand, looking me straight in the eye.

Lessons from a Lamb

Who would have thought raising such a little lamb would have such a big impact. She came into our life at barely two weeks of age, after being abandoned by her mother. I blogged about her here when she arrived.

Backyard Buddies

I looked out tonight in my bedraggled backyard and there they were.  Harry, Lamborghini and the chickens all happily munching away and doing their own thing. If you look closely enough you can also see a magpie and a rabbit beyond the gate.

Feeling Grateful

I’ve had so many gremlins on my blog lately. Broken pages and ping backs, comments disappearing into spam folders and for a while (I’ve since found out) my posts were taken off the Reader. I can tell you that this little cookie hasn’t been a very happy vegemite.

Fierce Creatures

Australia has a reputation for having some of the fiercest creatures in the world. We have deadly snakes, stingers and the odd croc up north, but sometimes things aren’t always as they seem. What can appear downright scary on the surface can be pretty harmless, if we’re game to look closer. Still, I have to … More Fierce Creatures