Category Archives: Water

Swimming in Milk

This morning I found this lovely green frog swimming in one of the poddy calf feeders. I was just about to put the teat in Paddy’s mouth when I saw a dark shape moving around inside the bottle. I took … Continue reading

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Days don’t always end at dark

Gently overflowing water trough, found just on dusk 3 February. Home at 9.30pm. The next day when checking the herd at twilight, my husband found an alpaca giving birth. This is most unusual. Alpaca usually always give birth in the … Continue reading

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Making a hole in the river bed

Last Thursday we got an excavator in to dig a hole in the almost dry river bed. The before and after photos show how bad it was.  The new water hole for our intake valve means that we can now … Continue reading

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Lagoon Creek…water in the middle reaches

We missed the fresh coming down Kewell Creek last Saturday morning but we saw it come down Lagoon Creek at the end of the day. It’s always great to see the leading edge of water flow down a dry creek. … Continue reading

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Kewell Creek…running again

Walking upstream after rain.

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First there is a mountain, then there is no mountain, then there is…

Rain! Last week we had 118.5 mm of rain. Beautiful rain, long overdue, life saving… We had had 10 mm one night the week before that had been divine to hear on the roof at midnight. Another 9.5 mm the … Continue reading

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The Woop Woop March on horseback

Woop Woop is an Australian colloquialism that means the middle of nowhere. The equestrian protesters called the Franklin Horses are also using woop woop as a rallying cry. They are riding 1300km from Grafton, on The Clarence in Northern NSW, … Continue reading

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