• A Bit Of A Do At Boussac Castle

    A couple of weeks ago there was a ‘do’ at our local castle. (How cool is that – to have one of those!)   Boussac Castle is a truly impressive building, and it was open to the public for an evening to celebrate its 50th anniversary of being, well, open...


  • Hey June – where did you go?

    Goodness, I hadn’t realised it’s been a month since I put in an appearance in the blogosphere. Where has June gone? It got off to a great start with Caiti coming back home from Canada. She left with one suitcase and a small rucksack and came back with two suitcases...


  • Hot Chicks

    Goodness, I hadn’t realised I’d taken such a long time off blogging (nearly three weeks in fact). It wasn’t intentional – it just sort of happened! Life has been busy on the farm with the angling season well underway and various other activities. So a quick catch-up is due. TT...


  • How To Catch A Budgie

    Yesterday I blogged sadly about how one of my budgies, the female, Syrup, had escaped through me not noticing a door in the cage had been knocked slightly open. She hung around all evening and we had fun watching her swooping around the place. She was still close by this...


  • A Word About Birds

    Oh dear, I’m down to one budgie. Every sunny day I carry the budgies’ cage outside so they can enjoy the sunshine and see what’s going on in the world. Today, I’m guessing that one of the many sliding doors in the front of the cage must have been knocked...