Having spent three weeks of January gallivanting about Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne I was reminded of how my life in the country is so different from the city life.
As a rural food producer we are made scarily aware of waste miles, costs and disposal.
Canberra parliament house in smoke haze hard to see flag in Jan 2020.
If ever there was a year for a clear vision it's 2020! That's my dad joke actually heard told by the Beekeeper to our daughter.
Each week we head to the big town. And each week we rush out the door at the last minute without much sustenance for the trip.
So here at the farmstead we are always trying to save the planet. Do excuse my grout!
I am so lucky not to have a job in which I am terminally busy. This means I have time to hang the washing out, have a nanna nap or read my book in the middle of the day when I'm feeling like I need a bit of restoration.
In the last year and a half I have had the pleasure of getting to know a few home school mamas around town.
Spring has sprung. Not only is the weather getting glorious, but the weeds are flourishing and I want to be outside. However, the computor beckons.
I do love the Karri trees that grow down here. They are said to be the second biggest living thing after the blue whale.
Muesli...sorry about awkward angle of video. Recipe is below.
Mulled Wine... sorry about the awkward angle of the video...recipe is follows below...
Homemade Cough Remedy ...sorry about awkward angle of video!
Yes bees cook! But not in the traditional, roasting in an oven or on a stove top type of way...
Bees are amazing. They have managed to fit into pretty much the whole world (except Antarctica and the Arctic Circle) in a way that doesn't kill other animals or plants to live...
My niece and nephew LOVE to ride on the back of the ute...
I found a little white egg on the road through the forest and wanted to see what hatched from it...
Romy Surtees works with Glenn Pattinson at Elixir Honey, the rural Western Australian good honey business that helps to keep busy people healthy & energised.