Days of lockdown

I have lost count as to what day we are in but it does not really matter at the end of the day. Life continues not necessarily as normal but almost normal. Feels a little bit like holidays at home with a bit of working in between.

Late breakfasts with more cooked stuff than normal, like GF pancakes, GF waffles, fried breakfast etc.

Pan with a pancake
GF Pancakes

The kids are taking more part in the cooking and our little one can now do noodles, sources, rice and waffles all by herself.

The baking of bread has gotten better with homemade wheat sourdough, made from scratch.

Two breads on a cutting board
Wheat Sourdough

The grapes are growing and after the somewhat rainy week we might actually have some grass growing before winter comes. We have feeding the animals over weeks due to no rain and no grass.

Luckily there plenty of beef and venison in the freezer.

Green grapes on a vine
Grapes are growing
Venisson strap on a plate
Venison backstrap

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Closeup picture of white/blue/yellow moss growing on some grey basalt stone

Winter is officially here

Rain and mild temperatures have led winter to the land. The trees have dropped their leaves and the moss started to grow. Browns and greens and the dominating colours, the red and yellows have almost gone.

White alpaca standing a green grass in front of a strip of pine forest

Quiet times

While we had no guests, have not been out to see any people and had no coffee other than the home made one due to COVID-19 lockdown level 4 and 3, we fixed a few things around the farm, moved animals around the paddocks and got more feed in.

Sunset

Days of lockdown

I have lost count as to what day we are in but it does not really matter at the end of the day. Life continues not necessarily as normal but almost normal. Feels a little bit like holidays at home with a bit of working in between.
Late breakfasts with more cooked stuff than normal, like GF pancakes, GF waffles, fried breakfast etc.

Easter Egg Hunt in the forest

The great Pukeatua Easter Egg hunt

Mr bunny was terribly sorry this year, he had an accident and lost all of his eggs on the way through a hole in his bag. So all the lovely easter eggs are now spread across most of the farm, ~10 acres.

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