Author Archives: Carol

Postcard Competition

I will start with a warning that this is a long post. I have written it over a month, adding to it, as it goes along. One of the blogs I follow is “Going Gently” by John Gray. Sometimes he … Continue reading

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Marmite is broody

The day before yesterday we had our first, five egg, day of the year. Jasmine actually went to the nest box to lay her egg this time. It is her fourth egg and is a week after her last one. … Continue reading

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A yogurt treat for the girls

What I love about giving the girls this sort of treat is that I can get a few photos of the entire flock together. I love their enthusiasm and their little yogurt beaks and I love seeing them all together … Continue reading

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Valentines Day

I hope everyone had a lovely Valentines Day. We started the day exchanging gifts and cards. We are quite traditional with our exchanges. We always get each other a card and my husband always buys me red roses and chocolates … Continue reading

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Up to date photos of the girls

There isn’t much news in the chicken run at the moment which is never a bad thing! So I thought that I would take some up to date photos. Although Speckles had virtually finished her moult at the end of … Continue reading

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Sunday breakfast eggs

Sunday breakfast eggs before cooking. Marmite’s recent tiny egg is on the right. Marmite’s tiny egg had a really hard shell. I struggled to crack it and so ended up breaking the yolk which is why it looks oval in … Continue reading

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Saturday snowdrops

These larger snowdrops are much later opening up than the smaller, frillier, ones that I have photographed recently. They are just opening up at last.

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Jasmine had a problem

Jasmine didn’t look happy yesterday afternoon and I thought that maybe she had an egg problem. I wondered if she was about to lay a soft shelled egg. At bedtime she was perched in her usual spot but looked odd … Continue reading

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The snowdrops today

Yesterday and today the weather couldn’t be more different than it was on Sunday when we walked to the allotment. Sunday was very cold but with the sunshine and a clear blue sky it was a lovely day. Yesterday and … Continue reading

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Allotment plot in the snow

Yesterday we decided to take a walk to the allotment to see how long it takes. We had walked before but we were pushing our little grandson on his trike so it wasn’t a true test of how long it … Continue reading

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