Dad’s Diary 6: Lambing Season

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Dad’s Diary is just that – a selection of journal entries and blog posts written by a husband of one and father of four at some point over the last 20 years. In that time, the family has grown up and moved half way round the world, leaving the inner city for a small farm 12,000 miles away.

Today’s podcast, Lambing Season, is a longer episode – an outside broadcast as we take a walk around the farm and meet this season’s new arrivals. Be sure to come back next week for a bonus late night episode from the home paddock!

All girls together

TJ, Clover and Saffron

Rescuing Stewie

Stewie the lamb liberated from the tomo (sinkhole)


Abby the dog


The bonfire pit


A dorper ewe and lamb


The feedstore


Pip (left) the rejected lamb

Hillside B&B – our rural farmstay business (you can see more pictures on our Facebook page)

Kahu (harrier hawk)

Woodhill Forest

Dorper sheep

Kaipara Harbour


Reweti Marae (the local Māori meeting house and community)


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