Author Archives: Carol

We have a car

We bought the classic Morris Traveller two years ago and recently sold it for the same price we bought it for. We have spent money on it in between but all hobbies cost money so I am not going to … Continue reading

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Orange in the garden

There is so much colour in the garden at the moment. I thought I would capture a bit of orange. There are other orange splashes in the garden but these caught my eye today. There is the smaller more common … Continue reading

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Allotment bounty

Yesterday we harvested from the allotment. We knew that after two days of rain the runner beans would have gone mad. True enough there was a huge amount of runner beans. Our two sharers of the allotment didn’t want any … Continue reading

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The garden in the rain

It’s raining today and I can’t get out into the garden. It struck me on the way up to the girls how lush and colourful it is even in the rain. Oh well at least it is getting watered.

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Crumbs Car Sales

My husband has joked that we have gone from Crumbs Catering to Crumbs Car Sales. We have sold two of our vehicles in six days. We have been in forced retirement since three weeks before lock-down happened when all our … Continue reading

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Flame lays an egg

Despite having no tail I have had the feeling that Flame was about to start laying again. For the last few days she has been looking in the nest box. This morning Ebony was in the nest box. When I … Continue reading

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The next day

I swear Speckles tail is growing before my eyes. It seems slightly longer than yesterday. Flame’s tail seems shorter but that’s because what I thought was a short new tail feather was actually a last tail feather waiting to fall … Continue reading

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The moult is speeding on

I am now picking up a full punnet ( which is what I use for poop picking ) of feathers from both the run during the day and the chicken shed in the morning. I photographed Speckles and Flame again … Continue reading

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It’s moulting time again

It’s funny but every year I am surprised by how early the moult starts. First Speckles was dropping loads of feathers and now Flame. I checked back to July last year and I had taken some photos of Flame with … Continue reading

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The garden has gone mad

With the recent mixture of sun and rain everything in the garden has gone mad this year and got really big. It all looks amazing but we will have to have a big chop back at the end of the … Continue reading

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