This, that and the other

Changes afoot here on the Windswept Acre. Dennis left us to go to his new home last night and things seem very quiet around here now. The girls seem a little subdued without him, but I am sure they’ll enjoy growing their feathers back. He was a bit of a rough handler… we got a clear look at a couple of the Rocks in their nesting boxes this morning and there are no signs of parasites. We are pretty sure that the feather loss is all down to Dennis. I was inordinately pleased by the hens letting me stroke them and admire the irridescent emerald green of their plumage this morning. One of them made little cooing sounds as I stroked her – I think she may have liked it!

The wind got up last night — and almost took the black plastic sheeting from the garden. We have been out in a bracing breeze this morning, weighting it all down again.

I won £10 this morning, courtesy of the scratch card that my MiL sent me in my thingie card.

Feeling very out of sorts and mugwumpish today. I am going to cook lunch now and then intend to hibernate with some knitting this afternoon. Added chocolate would be good… I wonder if there is a good fillum on the iPlayer.

Hope I feel more sociable by the weekend!

Over, and out. I have risotto to make.

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A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

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I am lagging on the Month in the Country prompts, and lagging badly at that. I have a list of prompts t be caught up on and I shall be working my way through them here, or at Scattered Thoughts depending on where the post most naturally sits. I have elected to tackle the prompts not in date order necessarily but to seize upon prompts that offer me space in which to write down the things that I am feeling the need to say. Even if I need to crowbar it in. The thing is, I am going to continue to be short of time and space in which to write and so a two-for-one is useful and I hope to do as many of those as I can. Seems like a plan? … Continue readingA Month in France: Nothing is Lost

Oh, deer

Oh, deer

Nell and I had a lovely walk this morning. The weather has cooled considerably and there was a very pleasant breeze. We both made better time than of late. … Continue readingOh, deer

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  1. May 20, 2011

    I spent ALL DAY yesterday thinking ‘why is 19 May familiar …?’ Happy wotsit for yesterday!

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