Category Archives: outdoors
We just had two days of much, much, MUCH-needed time in the bush! There was: lovely, soothing rain, walks in the Otways rainforest and at Johanna Beach and Blanket Bay, campfires, sandwiches toasted on said fires, rock-and-shell-collecting, time for those … Continue reading
For a rush of joy, you’ve got to watch this beauty from UK duo Islands and Rivers.
I just got back to Melbourne after some time in Darwin. Not sure what the stats are on frosts and how this year compares to others, but it certainly feels very cold, especially in the mornings! No complaints here though- … Continue reading
Mochi is fond of a quiet, sedentary life. This captures her approach to outdoor activity…
We spent some lovely time with good friends in Daylesford recently. There was lots of wind and rain so we didn’t get to be outside as much as we’d hoped- so we went for quality and not quantity… I should … Continue reading
We went from this: with a good dose of this: to this: and now this: Open kitchen The inevitable change of plan happened on the very first day of renovations… instead of just replacing the kitchen and bathroom, we decided … Continue reading
An idea for a hat has been tugging on my sleeve for months. I finally charted out and knitted it over the scorchingly hot post-Christmas break and the cool, wintery colours sang to me as I worked, relieving my hot … Continue reading
Despite a year of almost entire neglect on our part (the shame!), our raggedy, unkempt spring garden still holds treasures… Our very first feijoas and apricots and a huge number of fruit on the multigrafted apple, although the said neglect … Continue reading
After (and perhaps as a result of) the massively destructive floods last summer and the fires in 2006, the Grampians are aflush with luxuriant growth this spring. And, with over one thousand species of plants to be found in the … Continue reading
Some much-needed time in the bush for my honey and me… Thanks for everything, Scotto!