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First frost

We woke this morning to the first frost of the season, the clothes I had forgotten to bring in yesterday, frozen to the washing line. It’s a welcome change to all the rain we’ve been having. I might finally get … Continue reading

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Peace

It is a late one this year. The children only broke up on Friday. Little Owl has managed to peak at just the right time, that is, collapsing in tears as the school gates closed on the term having worn … Continue reading

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Wreath-making

The river returned quickly to its normal level after Storm Angus and this week has been full of bright frosty days. Little Owl loved riding her bike through crispy cold leaves on the way to school this morning. They made … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Well there we go, Christmas parties have been attended, nativity plays have been applauded, carols have been sung, and the holidays are finally here. Time to put our feet up with a glass of mulled wine. This year we are flying … Continue reading

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Mouseless

Big Dreamer stepped out on to the pavement this morning and went sprawling. “Watch out for the ice!” he shouted back through the letterbox and slid off to catch his train. Fortunately Finch, Little Owl and I form quite a … Continue reading

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A sad thing

A sad thing happened this week. A calf from the neighbouring farm got out on to the main road. When I say calf, don’t imagine a gangly little creature, think of something not far off the size of a two-seater … Continue reading

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The Jessops hero

I’ve had quite an exciting morning. I was in Jessops ordering some photos to go with a Christmas present and there was a fidgety young man in a grey tracksuit wandering around looking at things. As I left the shop … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Slowly we wind down for Christmas. On Tuesday the village gathered in the hall to sing carols and drink mulled wine. The children from the school sang Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Then we piled out into the icy night, wishing … Continue reading

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