Category: Activities

Piled up split firewood and some big chunks of wood in front of it with a chopping block

Keeping busy

Over the last weekend we had a delivery of Macrocarpa firewood and also got a lot of old pine out of our forest, all piled up ready to be split.

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Taken fron underneath some pines, looking up the hill, a white horse and three black and white calves laying in the grass, blue sky above

Day 1 of NZ COVID-19 lockdown

Day one of not going out to anywhere, not having contact with anybody outside the property in an attempt to flatten the infection curve. National state of emergency.

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Paddock with lawn tractor in background and little girl breaking branches in foreground

Tidy up time

Spring has just sprung and it’s getting time for tidy ups – spring time cleaning but outside.

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Foundations in, framing up

New Building Projects

The last winter has been so terribly wet and turned all paddocks into mud that we decided to have the horses in a shelter and feed them rather than having them wading through mud and effectively thrashing the paddocks.

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Gumboots are the most important piece of outfit here in winter

Autumn impressions

The weather is getting colder and wetter and other than that there are not too many news. So I decided to just publish a collection of autumn pictures. Enjoy.

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Our lovely Guest Dario was helping us. In the background Tatjana.

Treework

The winter storms and the wet weather was not too good for some of our already damaged pine tress along the middle paddock fence line. So we untied the fence wires and chopped the most damaged and dangerous trees down. All trees fell exactly between the fence posts and we simply tied the wires back

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