I stopped the mower and called Orkney Beef to tell him the cow was looking at me funny and I was too scared to carry on. Needless to say Orkney Beef took not a blind bit of notice and told me the cow probably felt the same way about me. … More Lessons in cutting the grass
Monday was BOILING (Tuesday too). I blogged earlier in the week about how it was almost too hot but it was certainly a great day for gardening in your wellies. The sun shone and shone and this local field is full of the humble dandelion, turning the ordinary into the extra ordinary. This is the … More My Week in Pictures
It’s been a great morning of micro achievements today such as Go and vote √ (or maybe that should be X) Take Tech Support Son for his first ever vote √ Finish much procrastinated business plan due to life getting in the way and having to visit Miss Lashes last week. √ Think up excuse … More Green fingers….Or perhaps not.
It’s been a productive day today thanks to decent weather, time off and motivation finally all colliding on the same day. These days are frustratingly rare as I usually only manage two of the three. Also we narrowly avoided a near miss on this one due to a wee emergency last night but more about that later. Orkney Beef … More We’re going to need a bigger boat
‘Follow your dreams my wife’ ‘Cool, I dreamt I ate a whole cheesecake. Off to follow that dream’ Orkney Beef doesn’t really go in for all that inspirational one liners guff so it was pretty funny to get that text from him this morning and I couldn’t resist the reply. Apologies for the typo and poor … More What’s on your bucket list?
Stop stressing that I just started a sentence with ‘and’, it’s fine, I don’t care because at last, I have snowdrops. This tiny little white flower means a lot to me because I can finally believe that the long winter is over and we can start thinking about spring. I have a few patches … More And suddenly there were snowdrops.
Winter drags on, occasionally misleading us that it’s over by producing a beautiful sunny morning or even day, but quickly returns to biting winds and sleety showers. Today’s photo was taken from my bedroom window late last summer; I remember including the frame just to prove it really was from my window. It’s good to … More View from the window