A White Christmas?

We've had an unusual cold snap. Outside it was 11degC (it had gotten down to 2degC overnight) and frigid rain was falling. It isn't autumn or winter here. I found myself making Christmas decorations with the fire going and listening to 'White Christmas', 10 days out from the first month of Summer, and I thought,…

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Juggling in And Out of The Garden

It is hard to write a blog post about the garden at the moment without using the 's' word and the 'b' word: slow and behind. I'm still playing catch-up in a busy season. Who needs to fold washing when you can have a self-serve for the family on the couch? It also seems to…

Another Incubator Adventure

There are eggs in the incubator again. It's round two. And this time, I am making sure the lid is locked down properly. I purchased 12 Dorking eggs because I'm still keen to have some Dorking hens in our flock. Then I had to decide how many and of who's eggs from our flock to…