Tag: farm animals

How I blog and other answers

Well we have hit 2017 now. I wonder what 2017 has in store for us. For you and me and thekitchensgarden farm. Lots of hard work I think – which is good. I like hard work. We are still not quite finished with 2016…

How to make Mama’s Chicken Broth

Or at least this is how I make it. I think there are as many ways of making stock and broth as there are stock and broth pots and for the record I would love to own one of those big copper stock pots…

Annual Book List request 2016

Firstly – Thank You  for yesterday- I have many great questions to answer while I am travelling. This will be fun. Most excellent. Now the next thing on our Christmas List is our Christmas Book List! I had not forgotton. This year, because last years…

A Touch of Ice …

… is enough. A touch of ice is enough to scare this girl who grew up on a new Zealand beach. My new truck with four wheel drive has saved my bacon twice in the last two days.   Though I do not start…

Bedrest for Boo

Yesterday it rained all day long – just a light drizzle really but a persistent one. The plonkers loved it. Rain means mud and easy digging. And it was not cold. Geraldine wears the rain with much more elegance. Can you see the raindrops…

Baby Pictures

Nothing like baby animals on the farm.  This Bobby still surprises me with his vigor.  He is dancing about and chasing birds and dogs. A happy bull calf. Lady Astor has already introduced him to Alex and her girl.  And when I went out…

Growling Sheila

Sheila tried to take her barn door off its hinges yeterday. She has another door out into her field but decided that she wanted to get into the field – maybe to visit Tane? She literally put her nose through the pales in the…

Sulky pig

Lots of farmy pictures today. Tane was pleased I was home.  One piece of sorry business. Tima was her usual chubby happy self though she had had another miscarriage sometime during the night I arrived home. Only one baby, barely formed, as big as half my thumb.  But…

The Boards

I have two black boards – actually they are made of slate rescued from an old school destined for demolition. One board (in the Cloak Room)  is for the Work. The other, kitchen board,  is for – well, kitchen stuff, household stuff and reminders…

Pat’s Eye

Pat agreed to pictures not words so here is what she saw yesterday. I hope you have a l0vely day! We will. Your friends on the farmy, Pat, Hugo and Celi