• Coding, Christenings, Scams and Sore Feet – i.e. Paris!

    Saturday saw Caiti and I in Paris. Caits is interested in a computer coding ‘learn by doing’ course organised by a group called 42. It’s a new set-up and it’s a three-year programme that teaches you coding completely for free. Of course, you have to find accommodation and at present...


  • Meet The Berkshire Piglet Gang

    I need to document the piglets, so I thought I’d do it in this blog and share some more cute pig pics! Here they are, all nameless as yet. You’ll see that they all have different markings on their faces so it’s going to be quite easy to tell them...


  • Forgotten Summer

    I forgot to tell you about Summer, our other little huarizo who arrived on the first day of summer, 21st June, hence her name. Here are a couple of cute photos of her. And now that Summer has arrived, perhaps the summer weather will too. Definitely a little chilly here in our part...


  • Midsummer Baby Madness

    What a day! Rosie finally decided to have the piglets we’ve been impatiently waiting for. She’s now mum to ten smashing little babies. It was quite an experience watching her during the three hours it took to deliver them all. Baby one arrived, then there was about an hour’s break before the next...


  • Worms, Slugs and Unknown Bugs

    The wormery was due for emptying today. So I got busy. First up I took it apart. There are the three trays of compost – ready-to-use, worms in progress :-), and the new scraps layer. In the photo below the finished ready-to-use compost is in the yellow bucket. Closer look...