Category Archive: Writings on the Land

The Storm

When you have lived through a storm, that has devastated your landscape, you simply won’t be the same person that walked into that storm. That is what the storm is all about, it… Continue reading

Connection

“A witch who forgets the earth upon which she stands, stunts her own spirit.” ~~ Giles Watson Last night I stood under the half half moon, feeling the equilibrium, The torment that has had a… Continue reading

Packing Morning Moments

Gumboots skidding on the ice coated grass as I traverse the paddocks, two loaves of wholemeal bread, in my hands as I head for the maternity ward where the Cows are moving slowly… Continue reading

Pelican Dreaming

To honour the balancing time of Water at the Autumn Equinox two Pelicans have taken refuge here for the last week here on the farm, moving between dams down beside the river.  Their… Continue reading

Gratitude

I initiated my Tuesday by watering under the moonlight, attended by my feathered friends with the big clacking beaks, the kookaburras. They see so well and like me, they are the first ones… Continue reading

Cows

Gently peeling back the warmth and comfort of my doona, I sit up , shake my mane, bend down put socks on my feet and stumble towards the back door in the dark,… Continue reading

Wintertime Reaping

We have experienced our rattling perennial August winds here at the farm for the last couple of weeks. At times it’s been difficult to be outside in it, especially as we have the… Continue reading

Preparing for Winter Solstice

I went for a small ramble this afternoon with the intention of eventually going to the elderly old pine tree on this property. I wanted to remove some pinion resin from its generous… Continue reading

Bones, Stones & Fog

Just 12 days out from the longest night and the shortest day, Mid-Winter, Yule approaches. Waves roll in of fog, faerie webs, and dew drops. It’s the weaving time, before the sun is… Continue reading