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Another storm has been announced last night, so early this morning we finished the horse shelter area and moved the two boys over so they are going to have a more comfortable place during the day when the weather closes in....

It is getting somewhat busy in the kitchen. The kittens are getting more mobile, have left their home and mom is running busily after them. It also means that you really have to watch your steps as there may be some nosy little creature crawling...

The storm that hit us last Tuesday evening with wind speeds of more than 200km/h (Manukau Heads) left us without power and internet and only limited cell phone coverage. Power was restored yesterday afternoon, 3 days later....

We've had an early Easter egg delivery today. Our cat Silver Shadow delivered 3 of them to be precise...

A walk down the hill and saying hello to all the animals can be a really healthy exercise and you can discover the odd cool things when you look at details: fence wire knots...

Anyone in need of a carpet cleaner? Search no more, we have a cute one for you....

Although summer is officially over, it almost feels like spring. Flowers in the garden and in the paddocks, raspberries, and chillies are ripening....

Our new ducks have been temporarily located on our front lawn as as with all temporary things, they last far too long. So after a few months and completely destroying our lawn, the ducks finally moved onto the paddock next to the chicken....

the amount of rain we had over the last few days is extraordinary - at least on a subjective level. The occasional hours of sunshine in between evaporate the water quickly, hence yesterday we had 30 deg C. with 80% relative humidity....

Yesterday was such a hot day that the ducks did not come out from their shady space underneath their house. ...