iPad painting with reference photos to indicate my artistic honesty.
Since Tuesday, the stockmen have been mustering cattle. Over the dry season, some paddocks were opened up so that the cattle could move freely between up to 3 paddocks at a go. There was so little feed and not too many cattle that this is a good way to manage them. But the rain has… Continue reading A sort of quiet calm before the storm
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)…
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
So the boss lady get recipes from Facebook friends and if she likes the look of them, she gives it to me as suggestion. There was one called choc honeycomb slice. I was to “just use some Chrunchie from the canteen”. But there was none. And no condensed milk either. So I left it. I… Continue reading OMG! its omg.
I am pretty lucky to be working a job that means I’m up and outdoors enough to see the many colours of our skies at sunrise and sunset. No really! The last job? I was working night shift and inside helping people with showers, no windows when showering. Also Sydney and Glenormiston are so far… Continue reading I am not hungry for colour here
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