The Naughty Cow – A Lesson In Patience and Persistence

“I will prepare and some day my chance will come.” ~ Abraham Lincoln It’s no secret that Daisy Mae is one of my favourite animals on the planet. That’s her, on the far right in the photo above. She’s hiding (or so she thinks!) as she peeks through the fence at me. As soon as I […]

Meet Our Latest Edition – Calvin the Calf!

“The apple does not fall far from the tree.” ~ Proverb   Here’s our cheeky heifer Daisy Mae with her young bull calf – her first ever baby! We’ve named him Calvin, after Joelle’s suggestion. When Daisy Mae was a young ‘un she’d crawl under the fence, romp through my vegetable garden, and play with […]

One of those mornings…

“Nic, you should know by now – nothing ever goes to plan!” ~ Ben Phillips. Husband.   So, we’re on our way to breakfast with cafe dog. Later than usual. Because it is raining. I slept in. Worse, the cows got into the house paddock and were eating my garden. My agapanthus! My parsley! My fresh […]

A Break In And A Hullabaloo

“Rule number one of farm life is that the cows get out or in to the wrong paddock at the most inconvenient time! You should know that by now, Nicole. Go put your boots on.” ~ Ben Phillips   There was a heck of a commotion outside our house gate this morning. Just as I […]

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