Monthly Archives: April 2012

Gold Star for one Hen

This week we had our first egg from our hens.  We have had them since Easter – 8th April – and our “point of lay” hybrids have been enjoying life at our expense for three weeks since then.  And not … Continue reading

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Positive Attitudes

On Tuesday morning Verity, my 17 year old, got up and said that she had realised in the night that she had got some of her answers in the previous day’s chemistry test completely wrong.  She realised now what the … Continue reading

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Digging In

It rained today.  It was cold.  And I dug. Apart from planting radishes, broccoli, parsley, peas and rhubarb chard, I could not help myself digging one of the large herbaceous borders which is getting strangled with ground-ivy and elder. I … Continue reading

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Mid Garden Crisis – How It All Started

Last night I dreamt I woke to the sound of cows again.  It was a dream that has haunted me recently and it is a signifier of more than just a mad fear of bovine TB. In November when delinquent … Continue reading

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