For days now the weather people have been warning us that heat is coming. Well, I guess it is here for a few days. It gets really hot tomorrow. But it is not the heat that is uncomfortable it is the humidity.
I am delighted to report that we have so many zucchini that we are eating them at every meal and so are Molly and Sheila and Poppy and even Manu. Though John: not so much – he is already ‘over’ them.
Poppy the Hereford sow is travelling again – being the escape artist going under the fences. She is due to come back into heat this weekend. Last night I went to check the cows and found Poppy the pig sleeping in the corner of the… Continue Reading “Roaming Pigs”
The snow was a bit of a disappointment yesterday but we did get about two inches of snowy slushy snainy rain. Snain is Viv’s new word for snow mixed with rain. I like it! We got snained! And while the wind was blowing the… Continue Reading “How to make No-knead Kefir bread on a Snowy Slushy Snainy day!”
We are picking plenty of butternut now and I know I am supposed to be storing them in the basement for the winter but they are just so tasty. Eggplants or aubergine seem to have been our best fruiting plant this year and we… Continue Reading “Butternut, Chickpea Curry with Eggplant and another award!”