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Happy Australia Day

Happy Australia Day

Happy Australia Day to all wherever you are in the world! Sunday was a fun filled family day at Burrendong Dam water skiing – beautiful weather – water like glass and even I had a ski and learnt to “Wake Board” on a surf board right behind the boat.
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Gratefulness and Holiday Fun

Gratefulness and Holiday Fun

School holidays this week have been filled with rowing camps, back to school shopping for school shoes, joggers and books and everyone chipping in to clean the house.
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New Years Eve Celebrations

New Years Eve Celebrations

New Years Eve with 40 friends at Glenwood was a very long day to end 2015. Celebrating in style with good country hospitality – loads of food & celebrations together with Swimming, Croquet and Cricket.
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LoveMerino - Love Christmas

LoveMerino - Love Christmas

Don't you just love Christmas – The week before and the days following - it’s great to jump off the the Merry-Go-Round for a moment and just hang out with the family.
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Twas the Week Before Xmas

Twas the Week Before Xmas

We have been enjoying water-skiing at Burrendong Dam, with neighbours and friends. It's about 45 minutes away from Glenwood and 5 times the size of Sydney Harbour. 
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Design School, Van Fest & Chops

Design School, Van Fest & Chops

On the weekend Chloe, Amber, 4 of their friends and I ventured off to Van Fest in Forbes for the 2nd year and what a blast we had – camping in a 6-man tent with our swags among 2000 other party goers.
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Bushfires, Moustaches & Cheeky Chops

Bushfires, Moustaches & Cheeky Chops

Chops, our pet sheep, has been banished to the paddock outside the garden as my pot plants are suffering. Chops has been raised by our pet dogs and acts just as they do.
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In Memory of a Special Friend

In Memory of a Special Friend

On Sunday 22nd we remembered our beautiful friend and neighbour Katie Barton who passed away suddenly in 2009. Katie’s passing left a huge hole in many peoples’ hearts and lives.
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Celebrations with Milo

Celebrations with Milo

Today Chloe, our eldest, finished her final high school exam and whilst feeling proud and excited I feel somewhat sad or perhaps melancholy – suddenly we have a young adult on our hands.
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A Trip to Sydney

A Trip to Sydney

This week I’m heading down to Sydney to meet with our new team of designers, printers, makers about the first range of "Love Merino" products. It is a dream come true to have our own range of products using Merino that can be sourced right back to a flock on our farm!
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Ewes & Rams

Ewes & Rams

A very exciting week – it is our 14th annual ram sale – a culmination of all Norm’s hard work in his selection of his best SRS rams. This year we are selling 100 of our best rams in an auction run by a Wellington-based company.
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Meeting Bert

Meeting Bert

The best part of the day was on our way home from ballet lessons Daisy and I spotted a spiky little fellow crossing the road near the mail box on our driveway - Bert the Echidna.
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