March 18, 2018
I have received a longed-for invitation. I will be travelling to Melbourne every week for the next three months to bring a long-held dream to life: develop...
February 25, 2018
Andrew's family has farmed the land in this area for nearly 150 years. A tiny shack stands at the back of the first farm they owned. Now derelict, its two...
February 11, 2018
One of the things I've discovered about starting your own business is that there's no finish line. No one to give you a seal of approval for a job well don...
February 4, 2018
Our farm landscape is becoming parched. The long, hot summer days have bleached the grass, turning it to shades of soft gold. The sheep spend their days c...
January 14, 2018
Holidays! It's a joy beyond measure to share time with the children as they build up the wobbles mastering rollerblades, skateboards and surfboards; find c...
December 24, 2017
We might live a long way from our neighbours, and it's more than 20 minutes' drive to our nearest town, but in the quiet of this, the night before Christmas...
December 17, 2017
We've just returned from our local community Christmas party at the Joanna Hall. Excitement levels were high as the siren announced the arrival of Father C...
December 10, 2017
I met Andrew while I was living in Melbourne. He'd travelled the five hours across from the farm with dear mutual friends, and when I first met him, his ea...
December 3, 2017
I’m always a bit flighty when the children call me to join them in the ocean. Our waters around Robe are pristine, and usually sparkle a brilliant azure, b...
November 26, 2017
The ticking clock beside me is a useful measure of my speed in ordering my thoughts into a coherent whole. It checks my tendency towards distraction, and e...
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