A Sense of Community

“The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers & cities; but to know someone who thinks & feels with us, & who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.”  Goethe All through the drought we have left out food for the […]

Koala Concerto

“I want to go to Australia and take the same goofy picture of me holding a koala that everyone else takes.” ~ Jessi Klein Our little farm here in Byron Bay is a koala sanctuary of sorts. We have plenty of them living here, and we see them daily. Cute, huh? As I stumble around, bleary-eyed […]

Slow Trip Home!

“The road that leads to nowhere for others might just be the road that leads to somewhere for you!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan   The power is back on, the river is down, and so yesterday afternoon we headed out to buy a few supplies. On the way back home, on a meandering one-lane bitumen […]

The Wild Life!

“Connecting with the wilderness allows us to live in the flow of a meaningful, joyful life. Embracing this state of connectedness or oneness with other living beings including animals, as opposed to feeling an “otherness” or “separateness” brings a sense of harmony and enables us to be at peace with oneself and the world.” ~ Sylvia […]

Making a Cosy Nest

“The bird, a nest; the spider, a web; man, friendship.” ~ William Blake   There’s a cold change in the air. Autumn is well and truly here at the farm. That means stoking the fire each night, and digging out our jumpers and extra blankets for the beds. A few weeks ago I sat on the veranda, discussing the Bluesfest program with […]

Everyone has their problems

“If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry it’ll change.  If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry it’ll change.”  ~ John A. Simone, Sr. My little farmhouse is also a guesthouse for snakes. We have an enormous carpet python named Cedric who lives in the roof, right above my writing desk. I often hear […]

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