Welcome, welcome. It's my favourite time again, the monthly Paper Adventures Team blog hop. I love seeing how my teamies come up with such different and interesting projects every month. This time I'm particularly interested to see what they come up with as the photo inspiration is one of my own photos. These beautiful Grevillias … Continue reading Paper Adventures Team Blog Hop – Photo Inspiration
Writing this in the dying days of October gives you a pretty good idea of how the last two months have been around here. To say "hectic" would be a gross misrepresentation of the levels of crazy. Spring brings with it a heap of work to be done both around the property and inside the … Continue reading The Kids – September, 2017 ed.
Well it's been a strange start to Spring. Wet and rainy and cold for the first week, then we had a week of glorious sunshine and warmer weather. Everything burst into bloom and we all thought "how lovely, Spring is here! Winter is over!" And then winter came back with a vengeance. This actually happens … Continue reading Spring is springing (well, the weeds are)
July was a funny old month. Winter decided to arrive, finally, and all at once. The first week made up for the months of dry and mild weather we had been having. So we were driven indoors, much to the chagrin of the small one, who is most happy roaming about outdoors, regardless of the … Continue reading The Kids – July 2017 ed.
The hills are alive with fire this weekend. The restricted burning season is over and the weather is perfect for burning off all those piles of garden detritus that have gathered over summer. Heather has been begging for a bonfire ("Bonnie") for months. I think what she has really wanted is s'mores. So on Friday … Continue reading Bonnie
We're only days out from Winter now, but finally Autumn seems to have settled in. I love seeing the changes in the garden, and all the glorious colour. From the bright red and pink of the Grevillea... And the red hearts of the last of the (scale plagued) figs - very much exclusively for the … Continue reading Autumn Colour
The weather the last few weeks has been truly gorgeous. Cool nights and mornings, bright sunny days. It's dry - bizarre after such a wet Summer. A month ago it was so unusually green and wet for the time of year and now it looks dry. The shadows are getting longer, the light softer, and … Continue reading Red Boots Went a Walking