Tag Archives: kindling

Keeping warm

This week feels like it has been all about keeping warm. At this time of year the walks Little Owl and I take around the farm and the valley usually have an ulterior kindling-gathering purpose. In fact, to such an … Continue reading

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First Snowdrop

A genial old gent of a beech tree, covered in toadstools, was ripped in half by the gales last week. As Little Owl and I cross the farmyard we can see him laid out across the field. The stump has … Continue reading

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Sticks and shoes

Today we went for a great walk in the woods. Big Dreamer found a long piece of wood which he intends to turn into a staff like Gandalf’s from Lord of the Rings. We drove home with it wedged through … Continue reading

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