While we Were Away & Since We’ve Been Back

While we were away, the chickens did not die. Woohoo! Neither did they run away, incapacitate themselves or fall into the grips of illness. Frodo did manage to escape into the Vege Garden one day, but didn't cause too much damage. The hens even managed to lay in the new coop. I wasn't expecting them…

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Gardening in a Wet Winter

I'm not on entirely good terms with this wet winter. I would rather have cold mornings that give rise to sunny days than continuously soggy ground, but we have to make the most of what is given to us and find other things to do. Once the big wooden planter was freed from the blackcurrant…

I Ate it And I Liked it

I ate Broccoli. And I liked it. There is only one way in which I like broccoli thus far, and that is in a raw broccoli salad. I'm not sure if it's because the broccoli is raw, because there's bacon or because there's mayo and bacon, but it works. We made some for the first…

Much Ado About Nothing

This week has seen a distinct lack of much happening. The Little Fulla has been sick and somewhere along the way that merged into exponentially increasing behavioural challenges of grizzly and raging tantrums over almost anything, throughout the day, to get attention or sympathy or just because he felt like testing us. Who knew a…