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A Beautiful Life: Sunrise Spectacular..

So I'm getting far more than my share of sunrise wakeups this month with my son waking religiously at one minute past stupid o'clock.. however, thanks to these short winter days, I am rewarded with a fantastic and ever-changing sunrise... Continue Reading →

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Living in a Shed: An Ode to My Kitchen..

Oh fair kitchen, how I have missed thee. How the light shineth on your shiny surfaces. Thy crappy concrete floor matters not, as long as thine oven warms mine heart and baking. Thy tiny prep space challenges me to thinketh... Continue Reading →

Living in a Shed: All Moved In..

So it was a long time coming, but we got the carpet down and moved into the finished flat about 6 weeks ago. Things have been so very muddled and busy and crazy but finally we have some semblance of... Continue Reading →

Living in a Shed: Country Neighbours.. and a Menagerie..

So I was trawling my local online board recently and came across a plea for crickets to feed to a neighbour's bearded dragon. Now, we may not have trees or a functioning kitchen, but crickets we have. By the hundreds.... Continue Reading →

Living in a Shed: Step 6 – Finish building..

Super excited that the building part of the flat is almost done.. I've been ringing carpet guys and getting quotes.. and I'm hoping it's done and down by the time the kids and I get back from Perth! And then... Continue Reading →

Living in a Shed: Ye Poore Olde Crab Apple Tree

So another freebie tree found on the internet was dragged to the shed. Poor bastard. It left it's dignity and came naked of any dirt at all - not even a smudge - 'pruned' (read: massacred) and heartlessly dragged out... Continue Reading →

Living in a Shed: Step 5 – Garden Beginnings.

Recipe: Rhubarb Crumble

Even better when half the ingredients are given to you by someone... makes it taste better 😉 Rhubarb Crumble: Stew together 6-8 big stalks of rhubarb, slicely finely / 4 large apples, peeled and chopped / 8 or so plums,... Continue Reading →

Living in a Shed: Garden Starting &Plant Swaps

So we bought a cow paddock. Literally. Not a tree in sight. So it's a long way from here to the lovely tree-studded clipped grass meadow in my imagination 🙂 So I decided to start with Rhubarb. Why the hell... Continue Reading →

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