Category Archives: garden

Historical Sydney


As we continued our stay with Daughter Number Two in Sydney, we spent the day walking around the city. Our intention was to visit the State Library as I had heard of an interesting photographic exhibition. Our walk led us … Continue reading

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Our New Year Plymouth Rocks


We have been wanting to add to our Plymouth Rock chicken family and so a few days ago, just after the business of Christmas ended, Colin and I took off in the old ute to collect our four new additions. … Continue reading

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A Very Sick Rooster


A Very Sick Rooster.

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A Very Sick Rooster


Poor Pecker the Plymouth Rock rooster is very sick. After consulting the vet – he was such a calm and cooperative boy, she informed us that he had a trachea virus which may or may not have reached his lungs. … Continue reading

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Poor sick Plymouth Rock


Poor sick Plymouth Rock.

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The Backyard Deck


The great Australian bush property or indeed city dwelling is incomplete without a deck. For us, our deck serves many purposes. It is an extra “room” where we can stop and sit under the shade of a leafy tree, enjoy … Continue reading

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Maxi Wombat and Sargie Cat


Maxi Wombat and Sargie Cat.

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Maxi Wombat and Sargie Cat


The mountainside and the bush always seem to reveal a surprise. Recently while exploring the bottom section of our block we came across a huge, dug out hole. This brings me to the second reason why we live here on … Continue reading

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The Bush Beckons


The Bush Beckons.

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Leaves of Grass


Leaves of Grass.

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