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A single spear

I hope you all had a lovely Easter and got to enjoy some of the sunshine. We headed up to Yorkshire and sweltered in our woolly jumpers, entirely unprepared for the heatwave. We had a great time but at the … Continue reading

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Garden warfare

It’s going to be a busy week in our house. Little Owl is not just in one theatrical production but two. Then Friday is the school fete. It’s my first ever school summer fete so I’m pretty excited! I’m in … Continue reading

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Rain

Here is a little illustration I did of the greengrocers on the high street. They have a great range of local fruit and vegetables. I’m enjoying taking mealtime inspiration from the seasonal treats they have in stock. We had some … Continue reading

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A mixed up season

The bank holiday weekend has been warm but blustery and overcast. There are only six ewes left to lamb on the farm. Up in the hills there are still snowdrops but down in the valley I saw a swallow darting … Continue reading

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Little Owl to the rescue

Yesterday the sun was shining (it’s not now!) so we headed out into the garden. Big Dreamer mowed the lawn and I made the brave choice of planting many of my seedlings out. It felt an even braver move after our … Continue reading

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Swallows

Hard frosts continue to await us in the mornings. At the weekend we even awoke to a smattering of snow. My pea seedlings paw at the windows with their curling tendrils but I daren’t put them out yet. The broad beans … Continue reading

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Not a word!

Not a word. I don’t want to hear one single word from any of you about the snow that is currently falling over Scotland. Honestly, it’s April for goodness sake. I thought I had it covered…moles, rabbits, slugs! Our next … Continue reading

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Wheeeeee!

We bought Little Owl a swing for her birthday. It isn’t actually her birthday for a little while but Big Dreamer and I are rubbish at keeping secrets. Big Dreamer put it together today and Little Owl is pleased as … Continue reading

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