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10 Things I Learnt While my Dad was Here

10 Things I Learnt While my Dad was Here

According to my Dad the farmer, goats are MUCH smarter than sheep. I’m not sure what you’re going to do with this pearl of wisdom, but you heard it from me first and now you know. Ginger beer is crazily refreshing. I’ve never been a fizzy drink gal but there’s something about the burn at … Continue reading

Feathering the Nest (and a Sneak Peek)

Feathering the Nest (and a Sneak Peek)

What have you got planned for this weekend? We are mostly feathering the Mountain nest. We inherited some gorgeous old furniture from my parents when they moved off the farm but some of it needed a little love. So we’re getting it recovered and plumped up and we’re putting in new light fittings and we’ve … Continue reading

10 Things I Learnt this Weekend

10 Things I Learnt this Weekend

We’ve had such a lovely quiet weekend. You know those weekends where you don’t have anywhere to be? And you can lie on the floor with your kids and play dress up ballerina with the one and then practise crawling with the other. These are all the things I learnt: Starting a veggie garden is … Continue reading

Taking Stock

Taking Stock

Inspired by a recent post on the awesome Midlands Musings I thought it would be a good idea to compile a “Taking Stock”* list of my own, because it always feels better when you put all the things that are floating around in your head down on paper/screen. Plus I am the BIGGEST fan of lists, they’re … Continue reading