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This blog is about seasonal living, sharing our country life & stopping to see the beauty in our day.
All of the photos are taken by me in our garden and cottage.
I'm so glad that you are here!

Jude  x 

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Fairy Wren Cottage Postcards
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Five things about Fairy Wren Cottage.

Five things about Fairy Wren Cottage that you may not know. 1. When we bought the cottage there was shag-pile carpet in the kitchen and toilet. 2. There was no hot water service as such, just a large bucket like contraption on the roof that collected rain water and somehow heated up – not really […]

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Fairy Wren Cottage Postcards #July 2022

July’s flowery newsletter was delivered to your inbox last night. Some exciting updates.   It’s easy to subscribe, click on the link in the sidebar. Subscribing also gives you access to all of the free ebooks. Everyone is welcome. Sending Light & Love, Jude x  

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Five things you may not know about me.

Five things you may not know. 1. All the photos I share are taken here at Fairy Wren Cottage by me. 2. I am a self taught photographer. Michael is a trained photographer and in the past has sold his work at Salamanca Market, Evandale Market and galleries in Tasmania. Every now and again I […]

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Mid Winter

It feels like we have had the wind knocked out of our sails. Not testing positive for anything, and grateful, that what we have had has been just that and nothing more. My heart, as always, goes out to everyone who has been effected far worse. The cottage is cosy, we have healthy food to […]

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Food Growing Ideas free ebook.

It’s here! 14 days to create. 40 pages. 65 contributions. 78 photos. A question and answer section. A lot of love and care. Congratulations everyone, we all did it, whether you contributed an idea, sent encouraging messages, wished the project well or are looking forward to reading the free ebook this weekend. We have all […]

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Update for the Community Ebook.

Just to let you know that the closing date for sending your Food Gardening Ideas in is Monday the 20th June 2022 at 5pm. So many great ideas already from people all over the world. I really encourage you to send in your ideas, the simpler the idea the better. Make sure the idea is […]

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What keeps me motivated.

  I came across a question I was asked when I did a Q & A on Instagram awhile back. Question: How do you keep yourself motivated? Answer: I take great pleasure in proving the doubters wrong! My injury is very limiting. When I can do things it is all action stations. And having periods […]

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Winter 2022 – Roosters in the Hen house.

I had a question about keeping roosters and thought that I would answer it here, maybe it might help you too. Early Winter – it is that time of year when chicks that have hatched in Spring are maturing and being sold on by breeders, or backyard poultry keepers. The chicks were cute, there is […]

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Food Growing Ideas Ebook.

Food prices are increasing and impacting us all. My hope for this free resource is that you feel less alone, encouraged and inspired to grow more food. Here is the second page of the ebook that will give you some background. I am still taking contributions for the ebook but will be closing soon. We […]

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Winter 2022 – Broad Bean tips.

Broad Beans, do you love them or hate them? If you grew up having to eat broad beans boiled to an inch of their lives and appearing on the plate a delightful shade of grey, have no fear dear reader, those sorry looking things really don’t class as a broad bean! We’ve planted some broad […]

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