Some renovation required

I forgot to take a picture before I started taking off the old brushwood on this archway but now that I have, you can see where paint is required before I put on new brushwood.  When I painted originally the brushwood was attached to the wood so I could only paint up as far as…

A native orchid has just popped up

This is a native orchid that has appeared for the first time in our garden. The orchid is called The spotted hyacinth orchid. How fortunate to have that just appear in our garden. It hasn’t just popped up, I wrote this in May and forgot to post it.  The orchid is still there.

A rare visitor to the garden

The Gang-gang. The gang gang is a bird and the name Gang–gang comes from a New South Wales Aboriginal language, either Ngunnawal or Wiradjuri. It is possible both language groups called it that. We have not seen gang-gangs in our garden previously and were delighted when a flock appeared in the garden. It was only a…

Trouble at mill. . . . .

This is in our driveway. We are not sure what has caused it but we thought it might have something to do with some plumbing repairs we had done last year. We thought it could be that or it was underground drainage.  Strange that it is the first time this has happened in the twelve…