RAIN RAIN RAIN!!!!!!!!!

RAIN RAIN RAIN!!!!!!!!!

As predicted, booking in our shearing for Monday has brought the much needed rain 🙂 We’re expecting to hit the 30mm mark overnight, which is fantastic. It’s been a long time since we’ve had this much rain, and we’re very happy to get some water...
Autumn

Autumn

I’m loving autumn. And I always have. It’s still too dry to go in to winter with any feed for the sheep but the days have been cool and sunny and the nights cold enough to have the cosy wood fire on.We’ve been toasting marshmallows in the wood fire...
Cooking on the Wood Stove

Cooking on the Wood Stove

It’s been cold and wet – (a bit of rain finally – yay!) so it was time to crank up the wood stove and be cosy while I worked on my manuscript today. In the morning I bunged some ingredients in a pot to make my Mum’s Beef and Barley Soup recipe...

Writing Frenzy

I’m currently in the throes of a writing frenzy. I have signed up for a writing and revision course, endeavouring to finish a manuscript that a publisher has requested. It’s very exciting to have the request, but I’m needing to get the manuscript...
FreeHand Exhibition

FreeHand Exhibition

Just one week to go of my FreeHand Exhibition at Burrangong Gallery, Lovell St, Young at the Tourist Information Centre in the historic Young Railway Station. A number of pieces have been sold and I really appreciate all the wonderful support from the many locals,...

Pen and Wash

Our model for the life drawing group at Harden was ill at our last session so we had a lovely uni student step in at the last minute as our clothed model.  There were a lot of lovely pieces produced.  I was quite happy with my quick paintings in pen and wash.
New Member of the Family

New Member of the Family

Our new addition to the family is the cause of much enjoyable time wasting. Who can blame us, she’s cute as a button.She’s a red and tan kelpie, still a bit young to be rounding up the sheep!
Bob

Bob

The chooks are moulting – apparently they think autumn has arrived. They’re looking pretty scrappy at the moment, but Bob still thinks the hens are pretty hot anyway.
Autumn, where are you?

Autumn, where are you?

It has been a long hot summer in this part of the state – we missed out on the summer rains (and floods) that much of NSW experienced.  We didn’t even see many of these: The summer weather and landscape continues.