It has been a race against severe weather warnings to get out into the garden this week for a mammoth clear up. The place has been looking very bedraggled and in need of some TLC. Also, inspired by this months gardening magazine I want to plant some garlic but need to clear some space to [...]
I’m still fascinated by gulls, they are cheeky birds. They are of course the coastal version of pigeons who are thieving birds. They’ll do anything for to scavenge for food. The park is of course the perfect place to get a feed. Undoubtedly there is plenty of competition between the ducks and the gulls for [...]
Being overwhelmed as a newbie photographer is a regular feeling for me. Whether it’s the fact there are so many things to think about to operate the camera or just the pressure of capturing the perfect shot. There is a positive side to all this – that feeling when you see lots of things to [...]
Caffeine is an essential element of being a coach – they don’t teach you that in training but I find several shots of strong coffee between appointments keeps me alert and on my toes. The down side of course is that you can potentially overdose. I feared today I had caffeine induced hallucinations. It’s never [...]
Even bassets can get fed up with rain. This is a familiar basset pose of late. Sitting with their nose pressed up against the window hoping that rain would go away. I know how they feel. It is however the perfect excuse for spending excessive amounts of time in the favourite seat in the house.
I felt total relief to see Chloe had returned to the chicken pen this morning. The wind has been so strong wouldn’t be surprised if she’s had a supersonic flight back. She spent 3 nights in the bush sitting in her tree as the rain lashed down and the wind was blowing at gale force [...]
Wet, wild and wintry weather gives the log burner a magnetic effect. Where else would you want to be than close up to the warmth that is otherwise missing? You can’t stay closeted for ever though – OK you could but that’s when cabin fever sets in. There was nothing for it today but to [...]