Category: Photography

BATTERY DEPENDENT

A woman was bringing her son out to visit the animals the other day and I said to her just txt when you are close by and I will meet you in the barn. “I don’t txt.” she said. I was suddenly at a…

OUTSMARTED BY THE DUCKS

Yesterday when I went out to start my chores I was greeted by a string of giggling ducks wandering down the drive. Not good. They should have been in the barn laying. It was not yet light. And all their nests were empty. Not…

SATURDAY

Morning. Dark. Wintry Mix. I hate the wintry mix because it often results in Ice. And I hate ICE.

IN A MILLION YEARS

For the first time in a million years ( it feels like) I am off out for lunch with a friend!

MINUS NINE

Yes 15F is -9C. In other words – a wee bit chilly. Luckily my animals are a tough bunch. I look forward to carrying many buckets of warm water today!

MORE SNOW

There is about an inch on the ground and it is blowing a cold Northerly. Winter is already making its presence felt.

BACKWARDS –

Back – Wards. Usually you follow my day, my yesterday, in pictures going forwards but today we are going backwards because that’s just what happened.

IN THE BARN

I almost wrote the heading I Love Ironing because I do, it is so relaxing, and ironing for the Coop is one of my favorite jobs and on my mind but it has nothing to do with farming and this is a farm blog.

PODGY JUDE

Always fragile, Jude the rescue piglets health has taken another loop downwards but he is warm, drinking his cereal and milk, barking at Tima through her gate and harassing Ton.

I’M BA – ACK!!

Paraphrasing Here – because it is an “I” not a “They”. And wee Poo-Bum Piglet also known as Jude is not scary. But you Get the picture. Jude is Back. He’s Ba-ack! Sung in a poltergeisty kind of way.

THE LAST FEW DAYS

Have been full on with two very modern misses. These guests were very serious about getting fully involved in farm chores!

SCONES

Scones are so wintry. With surprise visitors coming down from Chicago on a blustery full of bluster Saturday, sixteen round bales to load into the barn and nothing to eat in the house I made raisin scones.