Too close for comfort

Earlier this week I spent an especially anxious evening. I had not long settled the little ones to sleep when I discovered that there was a grass fire raging on the hillside very near us. Chris was at work, so I was home alone with no car, 2 sleeping toddlers and my nearly 80 year … Read moreWildfire!

Absence makes the heart grow fonder – take 2!

They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder, although I am not entirely certain that this principle can be applied to blogs! You would be quite reasonable in thinking that we had forgotten all about you and our blog, but I promise we haven’t! In December last year I started a short contract for … Read moreAbsence makes the heart grow fonder – take 2!

A week in Hectics

In between our eclectic activities life has been a little hectic. At our last appointment the midwife was a little concerned that baby wasn’t where he was supposed to be, so this week saw us taking a trip to the hospital for a scan. Fortunately our little monkey is just where he should be, and … Read moreA week in Hectics

Dry Stone Walling

We’ve all seen them, mile after endless mile, zigzagging the countryside. Often hundreds of years old and looking a bit shabby, with contemporary stock fencing running alongside. Comprising of countless tons of stone, gathered from the surrounding fields over the eons and formed into the convoluted boundary structures we see today. The scale of the … Read moreDry Stone Walling