• Lost in France: Or, Don’t Listen To Your Satnav!

    I’m back from a quick flit up to Paris. Not in my private jet to buy a pair of those €5760 Chanel trousers I told you about in my recent post about mine and Caiti’s recent trip to the City of Light! I know I feel like a footballer’s wife...


  • The Holiday Season – For Some!

    It’s the holidays – well, in theory! Rors has his eight weeks of school-freeness stretching before him, but the rest of us still have our noses to the grindstone. Summer is the busiest time for gite owners and the good weather seems to be making indie authors very productive so my...


  • More Pig Relocations

    We moved the piglets outside today. Rosie has had more than enough of being cooped up in the stable and the babies are all as fat as butter and so it was time to get them in the fresh air. It’s a straightforward but slow process. Step 1. Entice Rosie...


  • 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...