Monthly Archives: November 2017

Wekas just want to help

After the big wind and rain storm a week ago (check the blog on November 8) the ground floor windows were absolutely filthy and needed cleaning. When I was finished washing them today a weka decided to see how he … Continue reading

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Our own rubbish dump

In the “anything goes” days long ago, country people thought that out of sight, out of mind was the way to go with all of their trash. After we bought Arnold Acres in 2003 and we started cleaning up the … Continue reading

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A banquet fit for a stoat

This is a gas powered “trap” for stoats and rats. The bait goes in under the black cap, the stoat runs up the wire coil to eat the tasty bait and Pow! Right in the Kisser! The stoat falls down … Continue reading

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Wild and Windy Night November 7 2017

Yesterday was stormy over most of New Zealand. Parts of the country, including some of the West Coast lost power but luckily I didn’t. It blew all night–over 120 kph at times and sounded like the Big Bad Wolf was … Continue reading

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