Noms Blog in a Teacup

Posts from the “camping” Category

Omen?… Perhaps? Snake… YUP!

Posted on October 5, 2015

I’ve blogged about snakes before. My complete fear of them and how they freak me the fuck out. Warm weather is here and so are the snakes. Hand in hand they go, we all know that, but unless you live in the country, you don’t generally get touched by their presence. We were headed up the river over the weekend for the ‘new’ Victorian Long Weekend thanks to the Grand Final Public Holiday. What a bloody shocker that game turned out to be and thank fuck I didn’t waste a great weekend of weather sitting at home watching the Hawks flog the Weagles! Amen to that. Dropping off my finches was the start of what was to be, an eventful weekend. Walking up my finch-sitter’s driveway…


Posted on June 11, 2015

Gosh it’s cold tonight. I’m not a fan of the cold, the rain, the wind or anything remotely chilly. Except perhaps an Irish whiskey with water on ice. As a kid we would jump on frozen puddles on the way to school, a thick layer of ice covered the tops, waiting for us to smash em’. The frosts were harsh in Clunes and the grass would stay white for hours after the sun was up. We would run through the icy grass listening for the crunching blades under our feet. Granted it’s not as cold as those mornings back then, or as cold as it’s been here in Melbourne recently, or probably going to get in the near future, but I’m bloody cold right now. My toes are icy in my…