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Broccoli & stilton soup

A cold day requires a hot snack and Lidl’s finest broccoli and stilton soup delivered a gloopy hit of cheesy goodness.    This fire was the first time I had occasion to use my new firesteel: 48 more words



We don’t often get up early enough to see the white stuff in the wood but the nights have been clear and cold out there and the frost lingers on the north-facing slopes. 12 more words


Eye in the sky

We are getting to grips with a new Phantom 3 drone and steered it upwards through the overhanging branches around clearing.  The camera showed mostly that the clearing could do with a tidy up to sort out random tarpaulins and piles of old tree guards!


Cross Country Crossover

The cross country season wrapped up this last weekend in California with the state championship race at Woodward Park, Fresno, where I finished 16th in the D5 schools race.   351 more words


Proper kettle

It is now cold enough to feel the benefit of a bonfire and there is no shortage of wood since we’ve begun coppicing again.

The kelly kettle is good for summer but now we’ve reverted a proper kettle for copious cups of tea.