We finally had our back yard mostly de-poplar-ated. ;) There are only about 6 or 7 poplar stumpsĀ inside the back garden and none out the front although certainly there are more on our property, just across the creek now. Still, most of the main ones we wanted gone are GONE! :D Continue reading

All hands on deck

The deck has inched its way towards being done. In fact it is all but done. A few aesthetic touches to go, possibly a weatherboard or more and a second coat of paint and then all complete. :) Continue reading

I got sunburned

In August! And no, I am not in the northern hemisphere. It is winter here. Maybe the last few days thereof, but it is still winter. It’s been absolutely lovely outside in the sunshine, soaking up fresh air and vitamin D but after 2 days of doing so, my vitamin D requirements have been overshadowed by sunburn. Continue reading

Fully recovered

I’ve been pretty quiet in the blogosphere and in real life too. Winter has hit me hard this year for some reason so I’ve curled up in a little ball in front of the heater, done my best to manage construction works around here, eaten a whole heap of all the wrong foods and avoided changing the batteries in the scales to find out just how much of said wrong foods I’ve eaten. ;) At the moment I’m at the “I can face it but not sure I want to change it” stage of it all but as Spring arrives I am being a very proactive not so little hippy and getting my seeds ready to plant in the garden. :) Continue reading