Finished house pictures

Our builder sent a photographer to take some pictures of the finished house. They may appear in some advertisements and lifestyle magazines soon. It was fascinating watching the photographer who took advantage of the amount of light balance during the blue hour after sunset.

 

Bread Challenge: French Baguette

Supermarket baguettes in New Zealand typically have a similar consistency as swimming noodles, yet these folks dare to call them “French sticks” (an insult to French people). Unfortunately, even the artisan bakers in our area follow a similar ideal. Fortunately, our French woofer provided us with a very simple, but genius recipe. I’d consider that one of…

 

The Gorse Story

When we bought that piece of land, we noticed that there is a heap of soil in the middle of the paddock. The previous owners told us that’s all top soil from the building platform excavation works. Cool, these folks thought ahead and saved the most precious soil for us. When we finished the major…

 

Finding Dory

… was not easy. But one day, it was brought to our attention that some Dorper lambs were for sale. What we were looking for since we came here (but it came different and we have Romneys and Wiltshires grazing on our fields). And now, we found him: Dor…y   He seems to be very…

 

Visiting the Natural Flames in Murchison

At some hidden spots in the middle of the forest in Murchison, gas comes out of the ground. Decades ago, someone lit one of them. It’s burning since then. What started as a silly thing back in 1922 became a nice business for the guides at the Natural Flames, who offer half-day tours to visit…

 
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