October 2015

Adios Amigos 13th October 2015 Today we said adios to our new amigos, Nica and Ivan – pronounced Ewan. (That’s Ivan of course, not Nica). The guys arrived from Tenerife around two weeks ago on the premise that, in return for a bed and three meals a day,...

September 2015

Mother Nature – She’s Nice 28th September 2015 Around 10 months ago we decided our fruit trees needed a bit of a prune, as they were in danger of taking over the place. In fact, every time one of us walked out of the back door, we banged our heads on some...

August 2015

Someone Call A Doctor! (Or a Surgeon) 22nd August 2015 We were reminded of an old joke the other day. It’s probably frowned upon in these ultra PC days, but what the heck – here it is; Two unemployed Irish men were walking through the woods one day, when...

July 2015

The Incredible Mr Cropper 20th July 2015 If you were to have visited us this morning, you’d have been forgiven for wondering if anything much had been happening recently. The vista along our drive and up towards His field was one of a mini-mountain of stoney...