We had a bonfire.
The in-laws visited last week. Mama is 84, Papa is 90. It had been quite some time since the Forbearing Husband had seen them in person. Not knowing how frail they might be, he had thoughtfully organised wheelchairs to move them between gates at… Continue Reading
You may remember that when we took over the farmlet this mystery tree in the orchard / chicken run was being crowded out by waist high Jerusalem Cherry and some other, even taller, unidentified shrubbery. The first big weeding hit was mounted… Continue Reading
Here we go! As promised, my aspirational to-do list for 2016. Just so you know Forbearing Husband likes to remind me I am an eternal optimist on all things. This ranges from ‘How long will it take to get from A to B?’… Continue Reading
Crikey, it’s February already, six months now since we started this adventure. Seems like high time we took stock of what’s been accomplished, and figured out a job list for this year. Let’s start with what’s been achieved: All animals have been successfully relocated with… Continue Reading
A couple of weeks ago I was out at dinner with a friend, and the conversation turned to the things we collect. First choice for both of us would be more horses, but we were temporarily leaving that expensive little hobby aside. Anyway, turns out… Continue Reading
We did move and it mostly went smoothly (ask me later about the 3am arrival with 10 chickens!). I don’t have photos yet I’m sorry, it’s all been quite a whirlwind. There was a significant amount of progress made on… Continue Reading
We’ve done it! Deposit paid. No turning back now. Guess we’ll just be stuck living with this: and this: and some of this for the ponies: And, just to put those more idyllic looking shots into perspective, there’s also this pruning and… Continue Reading