Thursday, January 30, 2014

Getting through the hot days

The weather has been hot hot hot! The garden is struggling. The chooks are struggling. They often sit in the nesting boxes but don't they. It's like they want to but it requires to much energy and it's too hot to exert any energy. The lemons are coming along nicely, we have managed to keep the water up this summer after we nearly lost the tree 2 years ago. The passionfruit continue to ripen daily.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

From the library ...

What we are reading at the moment:

Ella : Dork Diaries, Enid Blytons's Amelia Jane series
Kate: Singapore, Italy, Secret Girls' Business, Growing Up for Girls, New York, Anna and the french kiss, 50 Shades of Grey Matter
Me: Martha Stewart's new pies and tarts, Juices and Smoothies, Country Style Country Chefs, Chick Days, 1001 books you must read before you die, The Boy who could Tickle the Clouds, A War for Gentlemen, Your Place or Mine?, Dealing with People you can't Stand, Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls, The Middle of Nowhere, Missing You, Titanic in photographs, Everyday food light, Garden Rescue, River Cottage Fruit.
Phil: whatever he has taken away (not sure!)

Monday, January 27, 2014

The Last of the Summer Holidays

I found these photos on my camera that the girls' had taken. They are constantly taking pics and using the cat and chickens in their photo shoots. I'm sure the cat will be pleased when school goes back! I will miss them though, I will miss the sleep-in's, the lazy afternoons (I have kept working through, but usually home by 2pm) and late nights. I will miss their cupcakes. I will even miss their mess.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Happy Australia Day

We met up with friends at the river today to celebrate Australia Day! They had a couple of canoes, so the girls loved all going out in them. There were lots of people about and lots of boats to watch on the river. We all came home dirty, tired and happy.

Saturday, January 25, 2014

A bit of a bounce

The girls were excited to go trampoling today at a new place that's just opened not far from home. The pictures tell it all, sorry the shots aren't the best.

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