Diary of a Farmers Husband

Rob is married to Chris and Pam's eldest daughter Jessica and they have 3 children, Amelie, Zach and Anna. Rob knew that when he married Jessica he would be third in order of importance behind the kids and the farm at certain times of the year! He decided he would write a blog to describe his experiences as a city boy who has married a country girl farmer.


September 9, 2014

From spreadsheets to show day…

“Doing the books” is the term most commonly used for the quite considerable amount of work that goes into keeping track of the finances at Mulga […]
August 30, 2014

DOAFH in the raw

In usual circumstances I would feel comfortable in saying that my posts are reasonably well polished, I would normally spend quite a lot of time making […]
August 19, 2014

Behind every great woman….

One thing I have noticed more and more when talking to people is that the default response to the question ‘How are you?” is usually “pretty […]
August 10, 2014

Nuffield News

As I type this we still don’t know if Wifey has been successful in gaining a Nuffield Scholarship however what we do know is that she […]
July 24, 2014

Fri, 25 Jul 2014

July at Mulga Springs sees lamb marking, crop spraying and the odd rain dance take centre stage so while for the most part these activities have […]
July 10, 2014

Seeding Saga ‘The Sequel’

As is the case with a lot of farming families the week or so immediately after seeding saw us take a bit of R&R including the […]
June 12, 2014

Seeding saga Part 2

Wifey’s solution focused approach came to the fore yet again when faced with the dual problem of having around 400 hectares of seeding to go and […]
May 30, 2014

Seeding saga Part 1

As is normally the case one of my busiest weeks of the year clashed with the Mulga Springs seeding program resulting in one of those times […]
May 10, 2014

The Macarena to Mary

For those of you who have been reading DOAFH for sometime you may remember my take on a children’s nursery rhyme which went something like ‘Rain, […]