Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Windy Weather not Merewether

As the days start to lengthen, so too does the wind strengthen

As I write this the wind has turned from fresh southerly to strong dry westerly, and it is bending the bamboo. The backyard fills with a tangle of sticks and dead branches after storms, so makes for another thick layer on the compost heap.

Yesterday morning woke to find a large eucalypt leaning against the next door property - it had gently lurched over a few metres with no visible damage except a dented gutter and downpipe. All night the winds had buffeted our homes, but didn't really hear anything that would suggest a tree falling over. Before I had time to take an image the aborists had come and dismantled the tree to a pile of firewood.
Now for the hard part, lugging the wood away from the house into the bush where it can rot. Made a nice flat area for the chickens and the girls to stretch their wings and legs.


  1. Thanks for visiting our blog, Sweetie was thrilled to meet someone new! She even binkied !! I think your blog is great, love the pics of all the work you are doing for your girls and chooks. I have added my self as a follower. from Yollie

  2. Thanks Yollie, is a pleasure, we are still talking about the rabbit in the pink fairy castle - is it the next animal to add to our menagerie? Maybe...

  3. So pleased to have discovered your great blog. Good to see your sustainable lifestyle, and look forward to visiting again.

  4. Thanks Greenearth, is great to be a part of the community!


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