On making a mess in the dark
I started planting my balcony boxes almost a month ago. Various things kept getting in the way, and I kept wishing I could get out and finish them. Today, I left work earlier than usual and decided to ignore most of the things I should have been doing, and instead spent the evening playing in […]
On November flowers
Went round to the back of the house for the first time in far too long and was amazed by how many flowers are still flowering :).
On art, anniversaries, and playing with poo
Friday was my 6th just-finished-my-aprenticeship leavers-party anniversary. I didn’t exactly celebrate, but I did get DB to take me to a friend’s ‘horse farm’ and load a trailer with 3-yr-old horsepoo. Somehow it seemed fitting. *** The headteacher usually gives the speech at the leavers ceremony on the last day of school. Usually. When my […]
On winter proofing the garden and other acts of busyness
Today was a busy day. I would most have liked to stay in bed, but there were Things that needed doing. My list was a very indoorsy kind of list, things like finally unpacking the computer and pottering around in my corner, but DB said the outdoorsy things on his list were more important because […]
Added later: DB told me to remind anyone thinking of making/having their own barrel pond, that they have to get the frogs out of it in autumn before it freezes and take them to the closest lake. Thank you for being kind to the wildlife near you.
Talk about idyllic 🙂