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Our massive flock of three sheep haven’t had much of a mention in this blog so far, so when I was watching Zebedee watching me from her lookout post the other...

I hate ladders so much that I put off clearing out the gutters until I really had to. My excuse had been that there were at least a couple of wasp...

For much of the summer our bird feeders went unused and we wondered what had happened to the large number of tits, nuthatches, chaffinches, woodpeckers and jays that normally feed at...

Sue’s birthday present was meant to be two apple trees that we can make into espaliers along the fence dividing the yard from the vegetable patch. Unfortunately only one was available...

It being near Remembrance Day, I’ll put this in military terms:  Of the slug patrol (1st Ducks) which went out yesterday morning only one has returned,  One is definitely Killed in...

The maple by the front door is great all summer, but suddenly at this time of year, for just a few days the colour is fantastic, then just as suddenly there’s...

Just across the river, there’s a lovely little waterfall that only appears after heavy rain, such as we’ve had just recently.  In fact we’ve just had the best ever two week...

Lovely sunny day, but first slight frost overnight, so time to pick the grapes in the greenhouse.  Wonderful crop of black grapes – one day we’ll find out what variety they...

We find that it’s best wherever possible to get the veg beds at least partly prepared for next Spring as possible before the Winter really sets in and makes digging difficult....

Not only has the weather changed, but it is bucketing down, and although the stream is not at  the highest of levels, there’s a lot of water flowing down into the...