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Minor Meltdown : Share Your Advice Please

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Today my six month old has won. This has been the hardest two weeks so far since little Isla came into our life. As most of you know Roy works FIFO (Flys in flys out) to Papua New Guinea. His roster is not too bad its two weeks on two … Read More . . .


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Uluru & Kata Tjuta

On our adventure to Alice Springs we made a side trip to Uluru and Kata Tjuta for a couple of nights. We decided to fly over from Alice as it was going to be a six hour drive and we thought it best not to have Isla in a car for that long. Plus it Read More . . .

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Chicken Business

I have talked about breeding chickens for ages. Berk the rooster seems to have a wonderful temperament plus he is very handsome and I have some good layers on my hands. I think the timing is finally right for me to go into Chicken Business. After our first experiment of breeding I have decided to Read More . . .

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Isla’s 1/2 Birthday

Our first year in life is a rapid learning, growing and adventurous time. Isla was born six months ago on the 16th April weighing in 3.3kg and I reckon she is now over 9 kilos. We go for our six month check up next monday so I will soon find out then but she is definitely Read More . . .

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Alice Springs & The West Mac’s

Last week we took our first ever holiday as a family to Alice Springs &  Ullaru. It had been a long time since Roy and I had traveled together, the last time was no doubt our honeymoon backpacking adventure. We have done small trips but nothing like this. We came out to Alice Springs to Read More . . .

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Blogging Security

After last weeks ordeal on the blog, I am happy to say things are back to normal. There are a few things that you never want to happen when you have a blog. One is to lose your blog along with all your posts and the other is to get hacked. Both are very scary Read More . . .

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Garden Share Collective : October 2014

Summer is on its way here in Queensland. This week has been warm and it kicked off with a scorcher 30 degree day last Monday. I am grateful that we had some rain (31 mm) this month to keep the veggies happy. I timed fertilizing perfectly so that it would get watered in by the Read More . . .

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Homegrown Chicken for Dinner

Howdy folks, Roy here for a change. Roy who? If you go back far enough on this blog you will find that I used to write here too. Oh and also Lizzi is my wife. I have never killed a chicken. Well I cant say that anymore. I have to thank Julian who came over Read More . . .

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Win a Double VIP Pass to Brisbane Good Food & Wine Show

It’s that time of year again The Brisbane Good Food & Wine Show is on 17th to 19 October at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center. This year the show is going back to the roots of where food comes from with plenty of food producers from around Queensland. The show is about talking to producers Read More . . .