88 days... Does it sound long? Or does it sound short? Well the 88 days the Australian government required me to do farmwork in regional Australia is now complete. Five farms later (plus one extra for a couple of days), two in Northern Territory and three in Western Australia have certainly provided quite an experience … Continue reading 88 Days Later
It has been a most interesting week... Filled of course with chickens and eggs, with sheep also in residence here we have diverged a little to the tune of sheep herding in preparation for shearing. Only people and a quad bike in action, I was just getting the hang of it by the fifth and … Continue reading Mr Chops, Mrs Chicken and 20,000 Eggs Later…
Custard eaten. Quiche eaten. Homemade ice cream eaten. Eggs on toast eaten. What do they all comprise? Yup that would be eggs! Makes a change from zucchini's! Despite being a little worried about this egg madness, I am actually eating some of the healthiest since I left Melbourne... Including the novelty of dehydrated fruit, trying … Continue reading Egg Madness, Cauliflower Soup and Woodpeckers
It was like something out of a horror movie... Chickens en masse swarming towards me, noisy, flapping their wings and staring with their beady, orange eyes. A dead chicken lying on the ground, I watched as a hen, perhaps even her sister, started pecking at her... A broken egg on the ground too, it was … Continue reading Chickens are Cannibals?