09 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

3BT – we like stripes, starting again, fake thrills

3BT

1. The colourful fat stripes of his socks and my cardigan on the white airer. 2. I tidied the greenhouse on Thursday, moved the winter ground cover from the chicken run on Friday and tidied the space between the enclosed run & the rest of the garden today. Small changes but they make the garden […]

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01 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

11 Goals for 2011: progress update

At the start of the year, I set myself 11 (+ another 5 subgoals) goals for the year. We’ve third of the way through the year now so I thought it was time for an update. 1. Increase the food output from our garden and make a meal only using stuff I’ve grown/foraged/caught/killed which can […]

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11 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Not finished yet, waggle welcome, blown out

3BT

1. The last flashes of summer – a slowly ripening chilli, a sweet pea flower curving up to the light, the scent of the brushed basil in the porch. 2. I wish I had a tail to wag too, then we could run around in wagging unison when he comes home from the office. Instead, […]

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08 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

After the chicken run, stepping stone, repeating, evening walk, giveaway smell

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1. I sneak back into bed and facing each other, we hold hands inbetween our chests. The dog snuggles her nose into the inverted v-shaped space between our arms. 2. I half open my eyes when I feel the cat step off me. I see her use the sleeping dog as a stepping stone to […]

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25 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Crack, a pretty coincidence, accomplishment

3BT

1. The sharp snap as I break the twigs. 2. The arrangement of the washing on the line looks deliberately composed. The duck-egg blue of the bath towels, the washed out mid-blue of the dog ones and the soft turquoise & cream of the tea towels all coordinate while standing out against the leafy green […]

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25 July 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Goal #1 “make a meal using only ingredients I’ve grown myself” – DONE!

[singlepic id=6062 w=320 h=240 float=center] This was my dinner this evening – courgette frittata with side salad – and it was made entirely using things from our garden (with the exception of the wild garlic pods – some were from our garden, others from further into the woods). [singlepic id=6064 w=320 h=240 float=center] Ingredients: – […]

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