Tag: farmlife

Living with Nature

It is Saturday morning – after another fraught week. A huge hawk came onto the farm while I was at work on Tuesday and killed Mrs Flowers. I saw the hawk when I was driving up the drive from work. The birds were frantic,… Continue Reading “Living with Nature”

Mopping Up the Details

It might take a while to get you all up to date! Let’s hope I can stay the course a bit longer this time. Though we will be drifting into bread baking a bit more often – this being a huge focus in my… Continue Reading “Mopping Up the Details”

It’s Been So Long

I am popping in to test things out today and share a few photographs with you. I had a wee problem with a few trollers on the blog. They made everything sour. So I went quiet for a while hoping they would get bored.… Continue Reading “It’s Been So Long”

I NEED A DRINK

Well you know the rules! Once I have written the hearing I can’t change it. Here is a not-clever chicken, stuck in the porch railings. The two dogs looked on in bemusement. Not sure whether to run for help or give it a good… Continue Reading “I NEED A DRINK”

MUD NOW

We are getting rain. Lots of rain lately. I wonder if we will have another wet winter.

HOW DO YOU THINK

Sometimes when I am reading a book I try to make myself slow down by insisting to myself to read every word out loud in my head. I used to encourage my students to do this in exams. Read every word out loud in… Continue Reading “HOW DO YOU THINK”

GOODBYE HALLOWEEN

Hullo PUMPKINS! ( sorry for the spelling mistake! I fixed it). A lovely local town donated all their Halloween pumpkins to us! Twenty something of them. And the pigs could not be happier! I am going up to Chicago at Thanksgiving. I want to… Continue Reading “GOODBYE HALLOWEEN”

WHERE ARE MY WORDS?

I have loaded my pictures but I can’t find my words.

START IN THE BARN

With the six. And their field. All the oats and corn are gone already. They ate all the best feed first . Being pigs and all. We have late summer colour succumbing to cold frosty mornings. It was quite cold yesterday – it was… Continue Reading “START IN THE BARN”

SOAKED

In the last 24 hours we have had hours of heavy rain accompanied by the roar of black thunder so loud and continuous that it became a white noise.