Pippin the border collie meets a kangaroo joey through the window

Spammers

Why don’t they just go read a good book instead of spending their time spamming web sites? There is currently a deluge of spam comments. I’ve got all comments on moderation at present so they’re not showing up to readers, but it’s a pain going through and deleting them from the moderation queue. Oh, well, the…

Kangaroo lawnmowers

The pleasures of working from home – I took a few minutes today to watch these locals right outside the sunroom window: They like the grass there, and frequently graze it. For lawnmowers, they’re very quiet, use no petroleum products, and provide natural fertiliser. They also don’t cost us anything to run, and can provide…

Curiosity

There’s a family of local kangaroos who often graze close to our sunroom windows – a big buck, a female with a tiny joey in her pouch, and a very curious adolescent: They’re quite wild, so I have to be quite still and reach for the camera slowly and carefully – any sudden movements and…

Our wild life

One of the things I love about living out in the bush is the wildlife we frequently see. We have 100 acres of mostly regrowth eucalypt forest, and we’re in the midst of much, much larger grazing properties, with the gorge country not far away. Kangaroos, wallabies and wallaroos are around almost all the time;…