Dee Dee and Lily 24th April 2021 It's become a daily event now, another that I reluctantly accept, only because the cats do so like it. Grant was brought up on a farm where all creatures were free-roaming and he feels our cats need their freedom, at least for short, monitored periods. Fortunately, not all … Continue reading Routines
23rd April, 2021 Life is strange. There can surely be no-one left on the planet who doesn't believe this statement. They used to say "Life is what you make it." Do they still believe this to be true? Because things happen to people that they didn't plan or have any input into. Lots of things. … Continue reading What constitutes a coincidence?
1803/22nd April 2021 In late afternoon, the sun made a feeble showing, weakly illuminating spots on the facing hill. Even then, snowflakes drifted down. There may well have been a "snowbow" out there, but I decided it was too cold to go and look. Why is it cold weather in Spring is more bothersome than … Continue reading Weed management
0700/22nd April 2021 How many times must we be taught a lesson, before the penny drops? Perhaps it's not a matter of lessons but a vain clinging to hope that things will change. Hah! Don't be nice to cats! They will make you regret it. Disclaimer: Willow was not the offender today. She just has … Continue reading Don’t be nice…
20th April 2021 It's beginning to look like a construction site around here. No, I don't have moles. They don't live up here. It's all in aid of burying the infamous Internet cable. A project I have divorced myself from. Fortunately, Grant has taken up the challenge. Although today, as they say in England only … Continue reading Molehills?
18th April 2021 Wildlife is probably the best cure, in my case, for depression. Watching Little Red's antics takes my mind to a healthier place. How could you not be cheered by this little face? . "Little Red" is a collective title. We aren't sure how many of these tiny squirrels come to visit, but … Continue reading Purpose
17th April 2021 Poor Mr Titmouse. What a shock for him when he came for his evening meal last night. He looked down, hoping he's imagined it, then looked up again. There it was. Sitting right in the bird feeder. Little Red. The feeders are widely spaced, between the poles that support the porch roof, … Continue reading Bandits!
0706/16th April 2021 Snow had seemed a possibility, but I was mildly surprised to see that it had materialized. Fortunately, this time it was barely more than a dusting so not a problem for the early buds, I think. Little Red was rather taken aback but he found something to nibble beneath the white stuff: … Continue reading Ides of April
One of many willow trees we saw yesterday Before it pegs out again, I'd like to tell you about my latest Internet saga. They seem to be endless! For over two years we endured a company that simply could not provide what we require, no matter how many satellite dishes and upgrades I purchased. Each … Continue reading Down again…
1852/13th April 2021 It's that time of year, when the sun is at a particular angle and the sky has that unique hue at the right moment. Suddenly, I lift my head and gasp "Oh my!" 1811/13th April 18111811 It's an effect that lasts mere moments, just time to grab a camera and yell for … Continue reading Five minute spectacle