Tag: celi

SIMPLY LIVING

Not necessarily simply but simply simple living. Just at speed. A multi tasking nightmare that seems to work.

TROUSER, LEG AND SOCK JAM

You would think that I am old enough to know that trying to take your trousers and socks off at the same time when in a hurry does not work. All you get is a jam up. But it is Saturday today so I…

WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

While I go through this ongoing episode with Aunty Del ( who is still so weak ) I literally stand in the kitchen to shovel a little food into my mouth at the appropriate intervals. But none of it sticks. My old jeans are…

SHIFT YOURSELF

I opened up the center of the barn for Molly and her piglets to get out of this incessant wind and rain. The wind is so strong it reaches right into the barn on her side.

CHEWING YOUR CUD

Night chores are really late evening chores but night chores is easier to say. And during last evenings night chores I separated Tia and Del. Tia goes into a big pen of her own in case she calves in the night. ( Wouldn’t that…

FREEBEE

FreeBee the Midget has been to the vet for his health check and to attend to the wee problem of still having his testicles. And on Friday my guest and I will load him into the truck to deliver him to Hendricks House where…

SOFT FOCUS

From a finger on the lens – snort – I really must get the camera out. Using the phone is so lazy.

BLOWING LIKE THE DICKENS

An Easterly wind blew hard all night long. This meant I closed the chickens big door and also Molly’s big Easterly facing door. Temperature and wind are my greatest allies and enemies. Sometimes all at the same time. But wind is the worst. Little…

BLOODY BUTCHER POLENTA

I know I seldom post recipes anymore. It is mainly because in true peasant style I almost never use them. Almost all my cooking is done from some kind of muscle memory!

The Australorps are in the big brooder with random branches, learning to roost. They are still very sweet birds. The electric fences are up so Tia and Aunty can go to graze in the Dairy Mistress field. Though the paused for a long time…