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Pete Rose Rooster and Gilda Chicken are Dead.

An open letter to the human companion of the dog who killed our chicken.

In the last days of 2016, I came home after work to a flurry of feathers overlaying the grass at the curb. 1,380 more words

World Of Possibility

My Year in Pictures

January 28th 2016 I decided to start a blog as a practice and discipline to make me write on a regular basis.  I had no real idea  which direction it would take, how often I would write, who, if any, would read it, and how long it would last. 712 more words

Orkney

First snow came early!

We were expecting snow on Saturday, hence the sawing of logs yesterday. However, when we woke this morning there was a light covering of white over everything. 411 more words

Good onya girls!

Good to see all our girls laying at present (4 out of 5 yesterday and a different 3 of 5 today). And yes, one of the chickens we are minding for our friend is an Arucana, so we are getting blue eggs! 14 more words

Marrying the Old with the New

We feel incredibly lucky to have found our little piece of heaven in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains, a small but strong community village, frozen in a bygone era, and have embraced the old ways of living for health and happiness. 670 more words

Mountain Life

To molt or not to molt....

Little Miss Olly gave me a scare the other day. I went to check on her and throw her some veggie scraps, but she was nowhere to be seen. 299 more words

The Simple Things - Keeping Hens

If you’ve ever fancied keeping hens and need some fluffy-bottomed inspiration, then you might like to take a peek at an article I wrote for one of my favourite magazines, … 102 more words