Two days ago it was so hot, my arms got sunburn and the factor 20 cream came out of the dark recesses of the cupboard. Today we had blizzards, the van as you can see from the photos froze over. A short journey to Montlucon, a mere 20 minutes and our white van was an ice-white van!… Continue reading Frozen
As a child in the 1970’s I loved the dried Teasels every woman seemed to have in her home and as time went by they became dustier and one day as time moved, they were no longer loved and dried teasels became unfashionable. It is a shame as I still love these cruelly prickled seed… Continue reading Teasing times
It was very breezy, icy cold winds from the Southern mountains, but the light was soft and perfect for pictures. Views from our land and the local livestock enjoying the sunshine. I love where I live.
Our home is slap bang in the middle of beef farming pastures and lush grassland and that means cows everywhere. All day these creamy cows frolic and chew the cud, follow us inquisitively if we come into view and provide many humorous moments of cow interactions. They are docile, full of character and one of… Continue reading Charolais Cattle
Every girl needs a woodshed to have fun in and if it isn’t quite the way Lady Chatterley would have had in mind, I am going to enjoy mine just as much, well once we have put the door on anyway! For clarity, Lady Chatterley of DH Lawrence fame, would meet her game keeper for… Continue reading Fun in the Woodshed
Arriving back in France has been a jolt to the system, a commitment to getting life back on track and not to lament too many things that have gone wrong over the last year. Loosing a couple of business ventures, money and now with little if no income, but with home to build, I am… Continue reading The Sweet and Sour