• Relocating Rosie

    It’s been animal heavy morning. First up, we had a chicken invasion. OK, there’s only two of them and they’re generally very well behaved but for some reason they wandered into the kitchen this morning when our backs were turned. (Actually, the reason was probably the open container of cat...


  • The Mutant Dandelions Are Back!

    Exactly a year ago, 20th April 2012, I blogged about mutant dandelions. They’re actually fasciated (crested) as a result of being attacked by something such as a virus or insect or even machinery, although genetics and even radiation can possibly play a part. We’re testing the genetic theory. Rors and...


  • Fish Strangling in Creuse

    We had an outing to the Étang des Landes today for a brisk 5km stroll around the lake. They’re building a new visitor centre there. A notice board gave the artist’s impression of what it will look like when it’s finished and hinted at the activities that will take place...


  • Food Shopping and White Legs

    First up the latest cute photo of April who is now two days old. We had to do a food shop today. Animal food shop so it’s actually quite fun. We headed out to the agricultural Co-op at La Cellette and then I watched while Chris and one of the...


  • An April Lamb

    Our first lamb of the year arrived yesterday. After our sheepy morning at the local wool fair, we had a sheepy afternoon. We noticed that Mrs Eyebrows was in the first stages of labour so replanned our afternoon to keep an eye on her. I even took some knitting out...