Author Archives: Carol

My 60th birthday

Yesterday ( Monday 25th May ) was my 60th birthday and I had a wonderful day. A year ago my boys said that we must all get together for my 60th and being a bank holiday there would be no … Continue reading

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This and that

Over the last few days I have seen a fair sized slow worm on the path. Most times it had gone by the time I got my camera but eventually I just managed one photo before it disappeared. Our rambling … Continue reading

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A second allotment plot

The three of us sharing the allotment plot have just taken on the plot next to ours. It had an older couple sharing it with their daughter but she has now moved away and they couldn’t manage it on their … Continue reading

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Colour in the garden

There are lots of lovely splashes of colour in the garden at the moment. I thought I would try to capture a few. The garden is so lush at the moment and we feel so lucky to have the garden. … Continue reading

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Two broody girls and nest box shenanigans

Smoke has now been broody for two weeks and Flame went broody four days ago. Once again our best two layers are broody together but as we have been getting plenty of eggs it’s not a problem at the moment. … Continue reading

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Our wedding anniversary

Yesterday was our wedding anniversary ( Tuesday 12th May ). It was also my grandson’s third birthday and my new grandson ( his sibling ) is now three weeks old. We have been coping with the lock-down well but the … Continue reading

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Sunbathing

The girls, just like me, love sunbathing. I love to see them them spreadeagled and soaking up the rays. This is always joyful to see. One of the things we have in common is our love of the sun.

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Another veg frame

My husband has now made a smaller frame for the cabbages. They need the same protection as the broccoli but don’t need so much height. We are looking forward to a productive year from both the allotment plot and our … Continue reading

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Salmon has a bit of a blip

While Marmite has recently been struggling to lay her eggs Salmon had looked better than ever and had been laying much more frequently than ever before. Salmon has sometimes been laying two days running which had only happened on rare … Continue reading

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Allotment

My husband had been going to the allotment most afternoons during the recent sunny spell. He dug and weeded and mowed the grass. He put the canes in ready for the runner beans. He bought me home a few wild … Continue reading

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