The Ripe Ark

Steve Moss and Lesley Mosbey - Our house at Rye Park NSW

In August 2007 we bought this old slab cottage on one acre in Rye Park, which is near Boorowa north of Yass. It was pretty run-down, but structurally sound and not in need of any major renovations. We moved here in April 2009, having finally been able to wind up our affairs in Sydney. We are very happy to be living in Rye Park! Don't forget to scroll down to the latest news.
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Goodbye 2018

February 8, 2019

2018 was not a good year for me. Something went wrong with my medication and I experienced the physical symptoms of depression for most of the year. (By "physical symptoms" I mean I was feeling tired, un-motivated and devoid of energy, but I wasn't having pessimistic thoughts or believing the world was a bad place). I seem to be on the mend now, but as you can see from the 2018page, I got very little done around the place.

You hear wise people say that when you feel like you haven't achieved anything, try looking back at how things were before you started. Thanks to the magical power of the camera, it's possible to do just that, and here is a little of what I saw:


But the most gratifying achievement has been the evolution of the kitchen, which now has its very own page:


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