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NEWS FROM THE DAINTREE

 

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Winter weather

Love these cool winter late afternoons. Outside the kitchen a few minutes ago - clear skies mean another cold (for us!) night, probably down to mid-teens C. Guests are always amazed to see little heaters stored in their wardrobes here in the tropics - and are often glad of... read more...


The big tidy-up!

What a successful morning! After a huge wet season (4.5 metres of rain between Dec and April!) ALL our vegetation had grown out of our control. Plus life has thrown a few challenges our way so many jobs had got behind and become just too big for us. So this morning three fit... read more...


Four O'Clock Moth

 We haven't seen one of these beauties for a very long time and I've just seen one fluttering around outside the kitchen - no time to grab the camera so this is a photo I took a few years ago. It's a lovely Four O'Clock Moth which is usually only seen late afternoon... read more...


Marmalade-making-time

When we got home after a month away we were very happy to find our one and only Lemonade-fruit tree still loaded down with fruit. (Last year some kind soul helped themselves to our entire crop while we were away). So I am now getting stuck into making a year's supply of our... read more...


Swamp Wallabies

A few minutes ago I left the kitchen and almost walked straight into 'Mum' swamp wallaby and her baby! They simply looked at me and carried right on, Mum had a scratch and a nibble of grass and Junior poked his/her head out of her pouch and... read more...


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