Forty seven days ago I wrote about the trials of living off the grid. Forty seven days ago I had endless amounts of clean underwear to choose from every single day. Forty seven days ago I was able to watch TV pretty much whenever I felt like it. Forty seven days ago I never dreamt I would wish we had a pit toilet. Forty seven … Continue reading Living Off The Grid In Winter – Hahahah
Mr Red decided that he and Mrs Red needed to get away. They had barely seen each other over the past few weeks and he felt they were growing apart. Plus, he had witnessed Marcello from the beach café flirting with Mrs Red again. Why she insisted on having her coffee at that particular café was beyond Mr Red. Whenever he bought coffee there it … Continue reading Wakey Wakey Here Comes Snakey
At the very moment I was trying to recall the last time Mr Smarts and I had been out on one of our date nights I received this text from him; “Can you be ready by 6pm? I managed a last minute booking.” I couldn’t believe my eyes. Was he telepathic? I was speechless with delight and didn’t think to ask where he had booked … Continue reading Disco Farming
Well it’s taken longer than we thought but Mr Smarts has almost finished building the calf shed which means the calves will be moving in very soon. So to celebrate my debut into farming I thought I would share again with you the day I went to my very first calf rearing expo. Mr Smarts waited until I had drunk every last drop of the … Continue reading The Queen of Calves
Our friend Freddy Fit was at a loss last weekend. Mrs Fit had a nasty cold and he was driving her batty with his constant hovering and fussing when all she wanted to do was sleep. Finally, unable to take any more of the thermometer being thrust into her mouth whenever she sneezed, Mrs Fit demanded he take the children for a drive out to … Continue reading A Most Disgusting, Frightful, Horrific Occurrence!
Five months ago we moved onto fifty acres and into a tiny cottage with only two bedrooms. Not only does the house have only two bedrooms but it also has only one bathroom and to top it off, we’re off the grid. Five people, a tiny house and off the grid? Well, let’s say life’s been interesting. During the summer months we were left without … Continue reading The Trials of Living off The Grid
As soon as we had recovered from the shock of Mrs Groovy advising us that she was bringing her little princesses to camp on our farm, Will had an idea which, in the end, scared Mrs Groovy half to death You see, 14 year old Will and his mate had made scarecrows to scare off any intruders, namely us, his beloved family, should we come across … Continue reading Zombies, Werewolves and Ghoulish Scarecrows
Ever since she could remember, Mrs Groovy had harbored a secret desire to learn the cello. She imagined herself playing in a smoky jazz club, somewhere on Bourbon Street, New Orleans. Professionally of course, Mrs Groovy never does anything by halves. Bogged down by life in general she finally decided to act on her fantasy. Mr Groovy, used to his wife’s exuberant lifestyle changes bought her … Continue reading A Bad Case of Stradavarious
It is with a very heavy heart that I write this short and simple post. On the weekend our most precious Miss Molly was bitten by a snake and even though she fought so hard to stay with us, it was impossible, as she had been bitten far too many times. We miss her dreadfully and still think we hear her barking and running to us … Continue reading Goodbye Sweet Miss Molly
WE RAN OUT OF WATER! We ran out of water as a car load of girls rocked up for a camp over. We ran out of water as Mr and Mrs Groovy dropped in for booze and cheese. We ran out of water as Mr and Mrs Red drove in on their way home from camping begging for a shower. We ran out of water full … Continue reading How To Save Yourself From Deadly Jalapenos.