Ted goes missing

Ted went missing today. Depending on the mode of transport Farmer Fraser is using, Ted is often seen either sitting up front with him in the tractor cab, sitting in the front basket of his motorbike, or sitting in the passenger seat of the ute! Together they feed out, shift the electric fences, and move the…

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My Pink Gloves

I have joined a Boxing class.  It is for people (like me) with Parkinsons Disease, and we meet every Saturday morning to ‘square up’!  There are about eight of us – and I absolutely love it.  I love the release of endorphins it produces, I love the challenge of remembering the punches, and I love…

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Super Mother Nature

Super moon and earthquakes – not sure that scientifically they are connected (here in New Zealand we have been told they are not), but its been 52 hours of these two forces of nature doing their thing. Last nights moon was hiding for the most part behind windblown clouds.  Not wanting to miss seeing Super Moon I…

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All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are.
Robin Williams

Millies day tramp

Two poached eggs for breakfast should have set me up right for the  5 kilometer ‘walk’ up Mt Thomas, so perhaps it was the two hours sleep I got the night before that saw me struggle to the top.  I have my son to thank for getting me to the top without disolving into tears…

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Helpful Millie ……..

Sigh ………. For some reason Millie has taken to the biggest ‘stick’ she can find in our woodpile and delights in dropping it at our feet (and if you are very unlucky, on our feet) in the hope we will throw it for her to chase after.  The problem – well one of the many…

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