Truly thrilling

This week’s Thursday Thrill is strictly non-fibrous. “Martha” the hen crowed this morning! And, yes, I do find that thrilling. Although I agreed with Mr L that we would only have girls, I was a little disappointed that we were not to have a cockerel. I love them. I love the way that they look – their strut and their swagger, and I love to lie in bed in the early hours and listen to their crowing.

We don’t know if things will work out and if we will be able to keep him, but I am going to enjoy him while we do have him!

PS: sorry I  missed WIP Wednesday. No matter, though – things are still quite boring (though subject to some concerning estimations of yardage)

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A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

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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