Yesterday was a typical autumn day, cool and sunny, and we were actually at home, so Mick decided it was the perfect opportunity to take a photo of the two sidecars together, as he didn’t have one - “Snubby” the silver sidecar and “Olga” the old girl.
While we were at it I then just wandered around taking snaps of gorgeous leaves.
In the evening it got quite cool. I normally read blogs in our office, but as the lounge room was so nice and snug I brought the tiny laptop out in front of the heater.
I’m glad I did, as I found a new use for it – it made a passable emergency torch when the lights went out on a very dark night. We had a blackout for several hours. Fortunately, we have a little generator, so were able to keep the fan going on the wood heater,( you don’t want the firebox to get too hot) and set up a table light, rather than relying on the kerosene lamp, whose wick was about ready for replacing – must do that before the next blackout. It ended up being rather lovely sitting in the darkened room in front of the fire.