Power Down

Yesterday. It was unsettling how warm the air was outside. The wind was picking up and trees were starting to sway and bend in the park. The Norfolk Pines that usually stand tall were leaning in the wind gusts. After breakfast, while school drop off was occurring, the power went off. Apparently it was across … Continue reading Power Down

Take what the day gives

From time to time I briefly observe the remarkable sights of other peoples blogs and websites. It's both an experience of awe and total disenchantment to me. Awe at others endeavours and successes. Disenchantment on reflection of our own current state of utter chaos and the relentlessness of working through the mundane list of chores … Continue reading Take what the day gives

Why the Chickens crossed the Road

Why? Because they just weren't getting looked after to the respectable level of care that they deserved. And so it was that Mrs PP found a new home for the four remaining chooks. I did not feel they were getting an improved level of lifestyle along with us and the rabbits. So in gifting them … Continue reading Why the Chickens crossed the Road


Mrs PP writes: The Sauna is the best thing I have ever bought with money, ever. I love how it smells. I like the warm embrace. I love how it feels - the smooth, silky cedar wood. I love the dry heat that reminds me of hot summer childhoods in the WA wheat belt. I … Continue reading Sauna

April Update 2018

How the year is moving by. . .   I have been working steadily to complete our last remaining room of the house - the utility room or mudroom. Once I get it completed we can start to move the items that are stored on the back verandah and get some resemblance of normalness occurring. … Continue reading April Update 2018