In Search of Brunch and Beyond

There has never been a better time to get into the kitchen. Yesterday, Fico made the difficult decision to take their annual leave early...

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Life Lessons Learnt Raspberry Picking

Raspberries are this season’s #Blissfarm abundance crop. As quickly as I pulled 2 kilos from the deep freeze to replenish our jam supply, there...

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Rain rain go away

I’m going stir crazy with all the rain. Yeah I know, we need it. Or at least farmers need it. Let’s get this straight....

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Chicken, Duck, Goose

Every week I reach for my trusty iPhone to organise the dispersal of excess eggs. Twelve chickens to a family of three can’t be...

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Winter on #Blissfarm

There’s little heat in the earth, growth is slow and everything is wet in winter. We’ve been preparing garden beds for the spring crop....

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It’s a Girl!

I’ve been on the planet a decade or five and I reckon I know a thing or two. The terrific thing about taking things...

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All Brawn and No Brains

No I wasn’t making pea and ham soup, I answered the butcher when I rang to order two bacon hocks. He told me I...

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Animoolz and Humans #6

It’s been way too long since our last #Blissfarm update. Sooo, what’s been happening? Co-dependency central I’m not the only one who wants their...

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Animoolz and Humans #5

Recent farm antics have me waiting and watching. Waiting for a poo I reached out to a farm vet for Rosie’s ante-natal care. We also discussed livestock wellbeing. He recommended an ovine stool test. It promised to be messy. The DPIWE kit warned ‘Do not put paperwork in with...

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5 things learnt in 1 year in the country