Archive for: Pets and Other Wildlife

Jan 18th, 2013

Friday Fragments – Heatwave edition

It’s been quite some time since I’ve put together a Friday Fragments post, let’s see if I remember how this goes! Today has been the hottest day ever on record in Sydney, 45.8°C (114.4°F) at Observatory Hill in the city. My Twitter stream and Facebook newsfeed are full of screenshots of people’s weather apps and […]

Jan 8th, 2013

The great bunny escape of 2013

My neighbour came to our door late on Monday afternoon and said “Your rabbits are out in the yard.” To which I intelligently replied “OUT out?” because clearly she’d have come to tell me they were out in their normal enclosure. “Yes, out out.” I think I remembered to say thank you as I closed […]

May 29th, 2012

It’s getting there

No big changes in the kitchen but the electrician did come and hook up the oven. I’ve got a whole butternut pumpkin in there at the moment, cut up into little cubes and seasoned with garlic, nutmeg and paprika. Roast pumpkin and chorizo risotto tonight. The laundry/bathroom has wall linings, waterproofing and the beginnings of […]

May 23rd, 2012

Progress report

We left the house at the end of the post before last with the kitchen sitting unassembled in the lounge room and us living in half the rumpus room downstairs. We’re still living the rumpus room but a few things have happened elsewhere. My renovations, let me show you them. So that’s the kitchen, looking […]

May 20th, 2012

I’m sure this is metaphoric or something

We have no lounge room at the moment. As I may have mentioned. So tonight I was sitting at the kitchen table (which is not in the kitchen, but in the half of the rumpus room that is not currently serving as our bedroom – are you all keeping this straight in your minds? There’s […]

Mar 16th, 2012

And to think I used to complain about stuffed toys breeding

You know how Caitlin got two rabbits just before Christmas? And they were brother and sister? Well, I looked up rabbit info and I had a conversation with the vet and for reasons that all made perfect sense at the time (mostly to do with cost and rabbit vulnerability to anaesthetic) I decided we’d desex […]