• Eggstraordinary Incubator

    I’ve finally put the egg incubator Father Christmas brought me to work. And at a rather appropriate time, seeing as how eggs feature rather significantly at Easter time. It’s currently housing two abandoned but still-warm duck eggs. It’s a very small, neat affair that will hold up to seven eggs....


  • London Book Fair At High Speed

    This week has been busy. On Thursday our last lamb of the spring, Cowslip, arrived. Spot finally delivered her long-awaited baby. But before that, on Tuesday and Wednesday, I was in London with Benj. At the very last minute – well, with about a week to go – I decided...


  • Animal Antics

    It’s been an animal-heavy few days. First up we took Voltaire and Gigi to the vet. Volty, currently known as Radar Kitty, has had an open sore under his chin for quite a while. We’ve tried various dressings on it but he always managed to scratch them off. I called...


  • Book Review: Collector of Dying Breaths

    From time to time I review books with a French connection here at Blog in France. Today I’m playing host to M J Rose’s virtual book tour with her historical fiction, Collector of Dying Breaths. The French element is that it features Catherine de Medici, Queen of France, and France’s...


  • When Good Bunnies Go Bad…

    It seems to be Thunderbirds Are Go for Blog in France again, thank goodness. The problems were being caused by software that Chris had put in place to stop there being problems. How ironic. Yesterday I went to the spring edition of the Boussac Chicken Fest as an early Mother’s...