Still Winter

We had a smattering of snow yesterday. Giant, fat flakes fell for most of the afternoon, but didn’t settle. This morning there is hardly a trace, but it’s very cold. I’ve been outside with the kettle thawing the hens’ water this morning, and will probably have to do this again before their bed time.

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Frozen

We’ve had fog hanging around for the last three days, and last night it finally settled and froze. Due to the poor weather, I gave up taking a drive and locked the Figaro away in my warehouse. I’ve just returned and fog has lifted and the sun is shining. If I didn’t know better, I…

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Tommy

When I was a little kid, I had two favourite Christmas decorations — a red felt reindeer called Rudolph and an elf called Tommy. Tommy originally belonged to my grandparents, and they gave him to me one Christmas after I’d carried him around their house all day. Seeing Tommy every year was a thrill, but…

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