The pastry chef works in her cafe and they publish photos like this one above. It’s nice to be able to match the photo standard at least of such an award winning little food joint. After bragging about my delicious breakfast to my middlest sister, I got stuck into the food, gobbling up the tucker.… Continue reading Dinner for brekky for two or more
Back on the alcohol again… alcohol markers that is. Head over to Instagram to see how it really looks… I did the groceries. This is not the norm. I leave it to Parker. I’m too much like my dad in the isles. $$$$$ Came home with a 1kg tin of ovaltine. Posted off my little… Continue reading 15th December 2018
I don’t speak sheep. This weekend was the weekend that we have been building towards. So yards are getting built. The shade cloth was going up. The shed was getting finalised. All because out in the paddock were some fairly woolly animals that were in need of attention. Parker has a nice handful of sheep… Continue reading Call em Shawn
Social media is a very useful tool. I am part of a Facebook group Called “The Station Cooks Brains Trust”. And that is where I found this recipe. I followed it and I’m pleased to say this sponge is the best I’ve ever made. It’s not the best I’ve eaten tho so I’m looking forward… Continue reading Sponge cake
iPad painting with reference photos to indicate my artistic honesty.
Going to the camp draft is what you make of it. There are those that might say it’s boring (as spectator sports go). There are those that only go the get absolutely sloshed. Here is what I made of it… An opportunity to be with my station mates and a chance to draw (them)…
A quiet (by city standards, I think) coming together of horses and riders in which it seems more common to not complete the course. I think many of you city readers would find it boring. I found it interesting and enjoyed it for the morning. I enjoyed watching the horses get ready. I was completely… Continue reading Campdrafting
Disclaimer: This post will be written with my Sydney audience in mind… There are a surprising number of assumptions made on the part of both city and country folk and I am standing smack bang in between them. There are times even now where I forget that city folk just have no idea… I had… Continue reading Friday at Yelvertoft
Yesterday morning the Georgina was about 0.4 m over the bridge. Yesterday afternoon, Ron checked again and it was 1.1m over the bridge. Most of today it was sitting about 1.0 over the bridge or just a bit under. And the Longreach is at 0.8. The channel is definitely too muddy and deep for my… Continue reading The Georgina. The Longreach. And the first channel.
At the beginning of this month, Glenormiston received most of their yearly average rainfall in the space of about 6 days. Its been 2 weeks since then and I went to have a looky loo at the water level at the bridge and the green that has grown. The rainfall was enough to set… Continue reading I went for a quick (60 minute) drive