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My new helper has arrived.  She has quickly learnt how to drive the tractor and is helping clear out the dirty straw in the barn.  She has been working on farms all summer and is very adept at picking up new skills. 297 more words


Minimum Wage heads up

After the government increased the minimum wage rates earlier this year, it made a further amendment to the Minimum Wage Order, issuing a new fortnightly rate.  304 more words


Pine Tree Milker ad from 1920

While I was reviewing old copies of the Whitehall Times-Banner on microfilm at the La Crosse Public Library, I came across this photo as part of Pine Tree Milker ad on page 4 of the June 29, 1920 edition of the paper. 241 more words


Poppy's Day Out

I was taking a break from the farmy things and was sat on the couch doing Social Media things when I heard a commotion outside. 399 more words



Marmalade being a nice wee well behaved house cat.

Marmalade being a nice wild don’t -even-think-about-calling-me-down tree cat at the top of a very tall maple. 136 more words


Goats and Gallinas at Xandari

At Xandari, right by the orchard and the greenhouse, you can find pens with a good thirty-something chickens, two goats, and three turkeys. Providing eggs for the restaurant every day, the chickens — or… 142 more words