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 tough 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.
Mr and Mrs Fit watched in despair as Little Miss Fit scratched her head viciously. “I’ve tried three times and I can’t get rid of them,” Mrs Fit sighed. “It’s up to you now.” “But I don’t know what to do,” Mr Fit said in alarm. “I’ve never had lice.” “Google it,” Mrs Fit suggested as she walked off to find out who was banging on … Continue reading Banished to the Naughty Corner
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
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
As Mr Smarts is a fast food Nazi, he’s been known to barf over a simple meal of fish and chips, we almost fell to the floor when he suggested we go out for pizza for dinner. Of course there was a catch, we had to ride to the pizza place which was a 36.6 km round trip on the rail trail. Now normally this wouldn’t be … Continue reading Pizza and a Fat Cranky Wombat