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Inspiration

I have been away from my farm and in the big smoke for a week. I have a new appreciation of how my environment inspires my writing especially my Picture Books for kids. I have missed the cows and  ...

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Drought

It’s as dry as a chip. Basically no water from above, none in the ground and none below. No rain since March and none on the horizon. But we farmers are an optimistic lot. We are cheered by  ...

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Book Week

They were very little. Some came with their carers or mothers, accompanied by babies asleep in prams. They sat on the dinosaur mat in the library. Two of the groups were local day care providers  ...

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A French Letter

Ma Chere Jen, The Duck Pond is full of gems and valuable links and one recently hit the spot. It involved a scene from the movie Julia and Julia and featured the ubiquitous phrase ‘Do the Verk’  ...

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Ear Piercing

It’s ear piecing day! Or as we say calf marking. On Friday we mustered our Autumn herd of 400 cows and calves and finally got them to the yards. The noise overnight was horrendous as they all  ...

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