Marginal Country……that’s what we live in, meaning, in part, rain is marginal…… we live in a 8-9 inch (200-225mm) rainfall country, so we don’t ask for much. You look after the land out here when it dries off, wait for the rain, and the land will respond, green, seeding grasses that dry off, but still full of goodness.
Well…..here I was thinking I could put a blog together in a day, that has 30 years of gathered memories to sort through…..anyway 22 days later I have finished….. On the 30th day of November 1985, 30 years ago I married my best mate. We were suppose to be married 11am at the Lowood Golf Club…..but #BossMan’s […]
Last Saturday, #BossMan, Anthony and Ronald went and pulled Bruiser’s bore, there was a hole in the 2nd length of casing. The weather has been just suffocatingly hot. They didn’t pull all the casing out, just replaced the casing with the hole and put everything back down. No wind. So they drove away not knowing […]
Usually we swelter on Christmas Day in Outback Queensland, 2014 has been totally different, overcast and cool, no air cons were turned on, so it made for a very pleasant day with a big promise (hope) there may be rain involved. Rick and I went on a bore run out to Clearview, first thing Christmas morning, […]
I went on another bore run the other day. I thought I would show some comparison photos since we have received 25-40mm on some of this country that I cover during the bore run. This is one of the gates I missed taking a photo of last time, seperating the house paddock and 5 mile […]
Checking bores I would class as the most important job of our business for obvious reasons. Nothing survives without water, our summer heat greatly reinforces this statement. Before heading out to work every day I drill our workers “have you got water and the Sat (Satellite) phone?” Each of our cars are equipped with UHF radios as well. […]