Tag Archives: christmas

Treasures

I managed to catch a dry spell last week and headed to the allotment to dig up the last of my root vegetables and plant some more field beans for green manure. A little robin followed me around, pouncing on … Continue reading

Posted in Family and friends, Growing things, Making changes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Family and friends | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hello 2019!

How was your Christmas and New Year? I hope you had a lovely time, and managed to find some restful moments in amongst the busyness. We travelled back yesterday from Yorkshire after visiting Big Dreamer’s side of the family. The … Continue reading

Posted in Family and friends, Illustration, Making changes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Family and friends | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Weather for ducks

It has been wet and wild here. We made our annual pilgrimage to Dartmoor at the weekend to get our Christmas tree from the park rangers. The tops of the hills were lost to sight, covered in low hanging cloud. … Continue reading

Posted in Countryside, Family and friends | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Changes

Today I am attending the first day of a three-day induction at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital in Exeter. ‘Why would you be doing such a thing?’ I hear you cry! Well, changes are afoot. Many of you will … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration, Making changes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Christmas cards

I’m so sorry…it’s not even November…Christmas cards… I have packs of ten to sell for £6 (plus postage and packaging if required). The message inside reads ‘Merry Christmas’. Each cards comes with an accompanying white envelope. The cards are A6 … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim

I’m back at my desk and my mind is full of festive images…Christmas sing-a-longs, snow-covered hill-tops, purple clouds over a golden sunset, hoicking our friend out of a muddy puddle on a country walk (we nearly had to sacrifice his … Continue reading

Posted in Family and friends, Illustration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! Thanks for all your wonderful support and for following my adventures on this blog. Lots of love to you and yours x

Posted in Family and friends, Illustration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

More

The other day Finch broke my necklace. It wasn’t just any old necklace. It was the necklace Big Dreamer gave me when Wren was born. It has five little stars on it, one for each of us. I wear it … Continue reading

Posted in Countryside, Family and friends, Illustration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment