And then there was one!

Many of you have enjoyed the blogs I have written about my two girls.  Having grown tired of city life, they journeyed to the Peak District with me in a box on the back seat of my beetle,  and have been living the chicken 'life of riley' ever since. Sadly, after a bout of illness which had…

Tractor Dance.

Over the last few weeks, the tranquility and peace of the countryside have been replaced with the rattle and clatter of farm machinery as tractors have been hurtling past our cottage at breakneck speed.  Ambling poultry has had to run for cover as Farmworkers, (often complete with toddler on knee) have been working hard from…

Chickens at the windows

I have always enjoyed keeping a couple of hens, they make even a small garden a much more interesting place, and these two girls, (originally three until Mr. Fox did his worst) have kept me very amused and entertained over the last few years.   Now, having been brought up in a small city garden,…

Mangetout and the menagerie

For those of you who havent read my post Cottage life. I live in a mid terrace on a part owned council estate in the midlands, but to me it is my cottage in the countryside. It comes complete with the sweet sound of humming as the bees lovingly collect their nectar, and is surrounded by trees…