It’s All In The Egg – A Valentine’s Story

With tummies rumbling and mouths watering, we all sat greedily waiting to eat Mrs Groovy’s award winning, (well award winning to us) pavlova. We gasped in admiration as she placed the magnificent meringue carefully down on the table in front of us. “You’ve done it again,” Mrs Red said in awe.  “You’ve made the most perfect pavlova in all the land.” “I have haven’t I?” Mrs … Continue reading It’s All In The Egg – A Valentine’s Story

My Nemesis – The Big Black Beast

Okay, so I’ve been missing in action for a few weeks and no, there is no need to tell me you haven’t noticed, I will pretend you have. “What have you been up to?” I pretend I hear you ask. “Well, I have been avoiding the quad bike I was given for Christmas,” I reply still shocked by that strange event. “What the hell! A quad bike! What … Continue reading My Nemesis – The Big Black Beast

I Survived an Anaconda Attack

Dumbalk at Christmas is a beautiful sight.  Whether driving down country lanes or the middle of town you will find houses standing proud in all their Christmas glory. Sadly, our little house on our little farm was bereft of any decoration whatsoever.  So there was nothing left to do, we had to decorate too.  By we, of course I mean me. Sadly, I gave birth … Continue reading I Survived an Anaconda Attack

Santa Clause Rounds Up The Cows

It was the Christmas Bus Party yesterday and Bob, the bus driver, had done a magnificent job decorating.   Balloons danced from the ceiling, streamers billowed through the windows and Christmas carols blared from the portable cd player. “Help yourselves,” Bob said shoving bags of lollies and cans of soft drink into their hands.  “And ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas,” he sneezed as the fluffy, white, … Continue reading Santa Clause Rounds Up The Cows