RIP Sadie

Some sad news from the plot albeit delayed due to my being away. My husband messaged me to tell me at the end of last week that he had found Sadie dead on top of the box in the Nest House. It would appear that she had passed away in her sleep. Sadie had a... Continue Reading →

Princess Chicken Gets Her Way Again

So when I arrived down on site this afternoon, I discovered that Cliff's black leghorn who have been trying desperately to save from suspected gapeworm/respiratory infection had died. It looks like she went peacefully in her sleep which is a blessing. I immediately rang Cliff to let him know what had happened. Slightly saddened that... Continue Reading →

The Many Eccentricities of the British Weather

One universally acknowledged trait of the British is their obsession with the weather. After greeting a fellow Brit, the conversation always turns to the weather. It's an inexhaustible subject which can be used in any conversation. When I worked in Italy several years ago, I completely baffled my colleague by cheerfully chatting about the weather... Continue Reading →

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