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How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim

I’m back at my desk and my mind is full of festive images…Christmas sing-a-longs, snow-covered hill-tops, purple clouds over a golden sunset, hoicking our friend out of a muddy puddle on a country walk (we nearly had to sacrifice his … Continue reading

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Storage…again!

I have been making draw string bags for the kids to hang on their coat pegs in the hall and store their seasonal gear in. I’m so tired of bundles of scarves, hats and gloves being wedged on top of … 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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Southerly Sojourn

Little Owl and I have been packing today. It is time for our annual migration south. My family are all in Devon so we try to get in one big trip every year. This year Little Owl and I are … Continue reading

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It’s raining again

Another rainy day in Scotland and not much chance of getting outside to run off some energy. The rain is pouring down in sheets and the other side of the valley is barely visible for the white cloud that hangs … Continue reading

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