Winter is Nigh

It is now officially winter, being June and all. We have had some cold, crazy, stormy weather and a couple of cold but cracker sunshine days. These days are beautiful and to be made the most of, for who knows if the next day will bring rain or dismal fog that lasts all day? There…

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The Flowers of Summer

Our garden is still a little bit sparse on the 'pretties', but I'm slowly getting more in. Here's a colourful splash of some of our summer flowers.

Making Time For Rest

Rest? What is this rest? Somewhere along the journey of motherhood I forgot how to rest and relax properly. What little time I had to myself was spent doing as much as possible: housework, gardening, producing crops, harvesting, preserving, chicken keeping, DIY projects, knitting and more. All of these things are good and some of…