Happy New Year!!

What a year it has been! Fires, the virus and now rain! I have put together a selection of photos and videos I took this year hope you enjoy them

A drone video I filmed in Creswick

Sourdough Bread Recipe

I was getting my dough out of the fridge after it’s final proof and i was thinking,”Will this dough work when I tip it out?” It was quite nerve wracking as I tipped it out. Guess what? It worked! It turned out to be my best loaf I had ever made. Below is the recipe.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 400g of bread flour
  • 50g of whole wheat flour
  • 350g of water
  • 80g of active sourdough starter
  • 10g of salt
  • 50/50 mix of rice flour and al purpose flour for dusting
  • Banneton or a pyrex bowl

Day1: Preparing the Dough

On Day 1, you’ll make and proof the dough. This is the most labour intensive day, the entire process will take around 5 hours.

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Wonder, Wish, Surprise Poem

Hello,

For the holidays I was given a project to do called Wonder, Wish, Surprise. We had to write a poem and an essay about a wish for the world. My wish for the world is that the Aboriginal People can  get more say in what they do and can live a life without being nervous about police coming up to their house and putting them in custody. I will publish my essay as my next post.

Poem

They’re big they’re small

They’re bold they’re brave

They sing they dance

They own they share

They love they care

They scream they shout

They give they take

They’re the Traditional Owners of the land

My Views of being in isolation

Hello, I’m back! I wanted to talk a little bit about how I have liked and not liked in being in isolation. After going on our trip in 2018, I got used to not seeing anyone but my immediate family. Therefore being in isolation has not been too hard or boring for me.

What have I been doing?

While in isolation we have been living on a campsite near Ballarat, that my dad works for so I have had a lot of space to do stuff. Some things I have been doing. Are: Bike riding (Geoff has made a 3km bike track around the property along with a skills track). Also, I have been doing jobs around the camp, cooking, playing Lego, doing school work and playing music. While we have been in isolation we sold our old house, it was a big palaver but we got there in the end.

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