You can tell it's winter as floods of awesome TV shows are now gracing our screens. I appreciate how in one of the most depressing months of the year, BBC and Netflix seem to have hoarded up all their best shows and released them to us as a gift to savoir on these long, cold, … Continue reading Wildlife shows galore
Ella lives a simple existence. "Work, home, sleep, repeat" is the mantra she lives her life by. Shunning any offer of social interaction from her colleagues, she prefers to lead a quiet and solitary existence. That's until one evening cycling home she gets knocked off her bike and ends up in hospital. She's woken up … Continue reading Recently Read: The Liar’s Wife
Yesterday was a very sad day. We had to say goodbye to our farm collie, Ruby. Ruby was just shy of 9 years old, and a red merle border collie - a very rare breed which I personally had never encountered before I met her. She was my other half's family dog. She was originally … Continue reading Goodbye, dear Ruby.
It's now been a year since I switched from working shifts to normal days. That's 12 hour shifts to 8 hour Monday to Friday days. Continental shifts are where you work 4 days, then have 4 days off, then work 4 nights, then 4 days off, and repeat. They were 12 hour shifts but because … Continue reading A Year after Continental Shifts
A mere nine days into 2019 and I'm already reminiscing. I've been having a good 'old digital clear out and transferring photos onto Dropbox. My photos are very precious to me so I like to back them up onto there. I also use the Freeprints app to print off my fave pictures at the end … Continue reading My best moments of 2018
You know how on Christmas day, you wake to find lots of lovely presents? Well on New Year's Day we walked into the farm yard and discovered a fluffy, healthy bull calf. To be fair we were expecting him. One of our cows, Gazelle, had been looking ready to pop for a few days so … Continue reading Our first calf of 2019
Ah, the ever difficult quandary. Most men can be extremely difficult to buy for. Aftershave perhaps? That's gonna give them about four seconds of amusement once opening. Socks, then? Practical yes, plus it means you can bin some of their manky holey ones but again not much fun for the recipient. A rally driving experience … Continue reading What to buy a bloke for his birthday