From the Farm

Aug 8, 2013

8 August 2013


I cant believe it, Ila is 18 tomorrow. 18 it seems like just a blink since she started school. The wattle trees are blooming and the plums are starting to burst buds here and there so lets see future years if this marks Ila's birthday.

Another busy week with the highlight being the hemp talk and presentation Greg and I did. I think there were well over 100 people there. The interest is just growing and every day we get a step further. Our licence is going in this week for renewal and once again Stuart is helping.

Did my speech at toast masters on Wwoofers was well received got a few laughs and many did not know what Wwoofing is.

Done a bit more on The Studio, framing near finished and a window in. Augie has been helping heaps.
Also carted more gravel for the track but still heaps to go.

Augie has been feeding the baby lambs and goats. Ila and Ruth have been cooking. We are sure missing Ann cooking and feeding etc.
We are picking up two new Wwoofers tomorrow and they may fill the gap.

O yes I have to tell you about Ruth, she called in to see Patricia and Richard with Archie the dog in the car and he managed to lock the doors from the inside with the keys in the car. Luckily Richard got it sorted with a back to front screwdriver and got the side window open with the help of Patricia's tongs from the kitchen to pull up the knob. Now I seen a film on this sort of thing and I think they got the idea from these two car converters. Pretty slick ..

Then Ruth got home to feed the pigs lifted the lid on the 44 gal drum half full of pig feed and inside fat as were two big possums must have lifted the lid and fell in. So two more for Ila's fur pile.

I went to Top Town Chiropractic to see if it can help my shoulder and neck from the fall at the Market. I have been a bit sore today but there is improvement. I am going for an x ray and back again.

We have just finished a Rarebreed Meeting lots going on.

Starting to sort course dates starting end of Oct.

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