Posts Tagged ‘chickens’

snow stream

The Seasons Outside My Back Door: Week 2 January 2016

Winter Streams Now the little rivers go Muffled safely under snow, And the winding meadow streams Murmur in their wintry dreams… Bliss Carman, ‘Poems’ This week has been all about the cold finally making an appearance. And I should add, making a welcome appearance. Whilst the ducks have enjoyed the milder, wet weather, it is […] Read more…

red chicken

Nine Ways Chickens Have Given My Life Balance

This post was first published on the UK Huffington Post site. Yes, I am delighted to say, I’m now a Huff Post blogger. If you’ve watched any of the Jurassic Park films it’s hard to believe that the Tyrannosaurus Rex’s closest living relative, the chicken, could be credited with restoring balance into my life. And, […] Read more…

img_3005

Let’s Go Outside: The Morning Routine

As I step out the back door in the semi-darkness, taking in that first breath of a new day, I feel privileged, like I am part of a special world. Yes, even in the middle of winter. I walk out the back gate into the field, pausing as I check out the sunrise, then continue […] Read more…

Let’s Go Outside: The first, explanatory, post.

Early in 2012 we moved to the countryside. We being myself, my husband, my nine year old son and four year old daughter. The main aim was for more space, previously we lived on a modern housing estate near Milton Keynes, and we were drawn to this house by the three acres and the life […] Read more…