Back in Business

Back in Business

Readers may have noticed that the site was down for a few days.  That was the result of shifting domain and hosting providers.  It was supposed to be a quick and painless procedure but, as so often happens, a couple of wrenches found their way into the gears. Those...
Snake in the Nursery

Snake in the Nursery

Snake in the Nursery I do not normally arm myself to mow the lawn.  Today however, there was the likelihood of having to deal with some deadly danger.  Early this morning our neighbour called.  She was shaken and distraught at having found a snake on the window ledge...
Trail Cameras Second Night over the Kill

Trail Cameras Second Night over the Kill

Trail Cameras Second Night over the Kill I can’t report on predator activity since yesterday as I have not been down to inspect the carcass.  No MMS images have come through, so hopefully, that means nothing has been chewing on the carcass. Late last night a tropical...
Delicious Venison Sliders

Delicious Venison Sliders

I enjoyed a bit of unusual indulgence for lunch today.  I cooked myself a couple of venison sliders – mini hamburgers.  The best part was that most of the ingredients were home-made.  The venison, of course, was the result of our recent deer hunting exercise. The meat...
Rain and Tea

Rain and Tea

Tea and Rain This morning I woke up to some wonderful sounds that I have not heard since early in the year. The roof guttering was trickling with rainwater and the downpipes echoed with the happy croaking of big green frogs. The weather forecast had been for some rain...
Hunting, Gathering and Cooking

Hunting, Gathering and Cooking

We supply a fair bit of our own food.  Apart from hunting we also have fruit trees and veggie gardens.  We also have a number of farms where we can pick our own fruit and get other freshly harvested produce direct from the farmer. Lately, our mulberry trees are...