Food for thought…

Food For Thought…. I absolutely love our local cafes, restaurants and pubs. Friday night dinner at GNTP, Sunday breakfast at Myrtle House cafe or a special dinner with friends at Panino.  It’s one of the very special things about living in a small community-no matter where you go you are bound to know at least…

Valle Laguna Book Club March Review

Valle Laguna Book Club March Review   If ever we needed some escapism it’s now. Self-isolation might be the perfect opportunity to catch up on books, but even without guest here, there are still plenty of jobs to do here at the farm. We’ve taken the opportunity to get out in the garden, and tick…

Calm on the Farm!

Calm on the Farm Wow!! Who could have predicted the situation we all find ourselves in today? It’s quiet unbelievably really. I’m not even going to try and explain the behavior of people. They are worried and scared. Scared about the virus and worried about their financial security.  I think on some level we are ALL…

February Book Club Review

Where the Crawdads Sing. By Delia Owens What did you think? I think it’s an absolute “must read”. I really loved this book although I was totally conflicted by the ending. I knew the book was never going to be the typical love story with a happy ending but I still wanted more for Kya…

What’s on for the weekend?

I love Wednesday. The working week is half done and the weekend is clearly on the horizon. So what have you planned for the weekend? Autumn in the Hunter Valley is my favourite time of year. The trees have started to change colour,  the days are clear and the temperature is still pleasant enough to be outside….

Valentines Day

I’m not sure how I feel about Valentines Day anymore…Back in the day it was BIG news. Women would circle the reception desk in the office like sharks (me included) waiting for that elusive bunch of flowers to be delivered. So much was being written into that one bunch of flowers. So much importance was…