Wednesday, February 11, 2015

I think I'm the monkey in this one...

and things change... the end of an 'era'.. comforting friends who have lost parents.. now starts the comforting of freinds children as your friends start to die off... and I'm not that old.. 48.
my gardening friend Billy died a couple of years ago, his wife Sandra died today.
and it brings me to thinking.. well why would you particularly want to live a long time anyway? I've had lovely times in  my life, lots of good experiences, but I've also enough grief that it just is overwhelming sometimes. and the constant struggle.. usually to do with money , which never eases, even working till I'm exhausted and think I just can't do it any more.
so I wouldn't want to be doing this till I'm 80.
and hope its sudden, no desire to linger...

Saturday, February 07, 2015

please vote for Fergie

please vote for Fergie in this fun competition, she is  lovely dog and it would be nice to see her ranking higher.


i'm moving in two weeks time.. this is my bathroom.. i'm so excited!!

if you think it doesn't look much .. be assured this is massively better than what i have been using for over a year... and it'll get finished off neatly over time.

Friday, January 23, 2015

builders building things...

 old doors
 windtight doors
radiators for warmth

exciting to watch a project unfold.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

we're all okay here

Abbey in gray and Quince in blue. I'm standing with a bag of hay that they didn't seem particularly interested in.. I thought they might be hungry with all the snow.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

troubled times

Be Thankful
Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire,
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don’t know something
For it gives you the opportunity to learn.
Be thankful for the difficult times.
During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your limitations
Because they give you opportunities for improvement.
Be thankful for each new challenge
Because it will build your strength and character.
Be thankful for your mistakes
They will teach you valuable lessons.
Be thankful when you’re tired and weary
Because it means you’ve made a difference.
It is easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are also thankful for the setbacks.
GRATITUDE can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles and they can become your blessings.
~ Author Unknown ~

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

company car again

 a photo of me in Little Red
my daughter Rosie who visited the farm for the first time in nearly a year.. she had driven a similar tractor in the past but wasn't quite sure about this one.. I think the rusting roll cage doesn't inspire confidence. . .