Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lambing dangers

Lambing is due to start any day and I’ve been banned from visiting the lambing sheds. There are infections that can affect pregnant livestock that cause miscarriage and stillbirth in humans. We’ll also have to be super vigilant about washing … Continue reading

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Mizzle

Since moving to Scotland I have not only learnt lots of new words for mud, I have also learnt lots of new words for rain. Today would be classed as mizzle. Mizzle is less than a drizzle but more than … Continue reading

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Wee Hansel and Gretel

On Friday Little Owl and I went and did something really magical…we went to see the Scottish National Ballet perform a special children’s performance of their newest production of Hansel and Gretel. My scanner hasn’t done justice to the front … Continue reading

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Seeing

The day is full of sweeping showers, gliding in, down, and away again. Shafts of pale wintery sunlight beam out of breaks in the clouds, illuminating the landscape in an affectionate glow. The trees are sodden, creating a fine black … Continue reading

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New year, new life

The leaden skies and downpours have lifted this morning to reveal a bright and frosty landscape. It seems appropriate because yesterday evening I became an aunty for the first time! Well done to my wonderful sister who managed the whole … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone! May 2014 be a wonderful year for you and yours.

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