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We wish you a calm and lovely Christmas Eve

Well, I hope that the card sending, gift making, grocery buying Christmas preparations are behind you now and you have a chance to relax with your family. Maybe you’ll go for a walk around a lake like we did, maybe you’ll visit your friends,…

December 24, 2015

Ah those crazy last couple of days before Christmas

And everything is pretty well organised and fine 😀 I know the last couple days before Christmas can be somewhat of a nightmare, but the only nightmare round here is the wind! This morning I woke up at 4am from a nightmare where I…

December 22, 2015

kitten, flycatchers and roses

Oh boy I forgot what it’s like to have a baby in the house. The little engine in his cat brain started up at 4am. He was basically running up the walls, jumping all over the furniture, and up on the windowsill to get…

December 10, 2015

Jiggity Jig

As I write this post there’s a snugly little kitten beside me dreaming away. He’s the most inquisitive and intelligent little thing! This morning, Robert pulled back the curtains to find him hanging off the sheers. He keeps trying to get to the cluster…

December 9, 2015

Micro T

There’s a new little boy in our lives. Yes guys, we got a new kitten. He’s with Robert in West Cottage and I haven’t met him yet, but Robbie sends me photos and videos of him on practically a daily basis. I already love…

November 26, 2015

Plum cake and an open fire for rainy days

There has been some manky weather round here these past couple of days and Robbie and I are trying to get as much done as possible before we have to lock down the house and garden and head to Vancouver. The weather has turned…

August 28, 2015

Today was a good day

Robert just looked at me, smiled and said, “Has it been your kind of day today?” I must admit it that it was! I got to paint all day today. That was a treat. I bought 8 beautiful old maps from ebay. They range…

August 21, 2015

Evenings round here

It’s beginning to look a lot like high summer round here. Our English summer is the typical on the cool side summer, but at least the blackberries are ripening. I’m worried though that I might miss the majority of our garden plums because they…

August 18, 2015

Drawing challenge: Image

I’m so glad the drawing challenge is back after a summer break, and am so grateful to our woolfie girl Nadine for calling this weekend’s DC: Image. The word image is so loaded with possibilities, isn’t it? Some days I feel I’m so bombarded…

August 14, 2015

Friends for a Sunday lunch

Hello from Sunday night everyone. We had the most marvellous weekend round here. Our friends Nick and Sarah drove down from The Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, to have Sunday lunch with us. I haven’t seen them for a full year and so was very…

August 9, 2015