Light is disappearing fast in the evenings and mornings now. I have been ploughing on with the Demo Project while I can. A great achievement was the removal of ALL of the firewood from the old woodshed. Woohoo! It was a big effort, comprised of countless wheelbarrow trips back and forth between the woodshed and … More The Demo Project: Razing The Roof, Smashing The Shed & Felling The Fence
Ok, I think you’ve earned an update on the big backyard Demo Project by now. Yes, it’s been going more slowly than I’d like, but that’s always the way. I am very pleased with what we’ve done so far. If you’re new to these parts, the demo project is a multi-faceted re-do of the chicken … More The Demo Project Update
The vegetable seedlings are all go at the moment. The dining table is full of little plants pushing up from the soil in various colours, sizes and forms. They are very interesting to watch. I have been doing a lot of watching; stuck with my compost-turning-induced back injury, with two different joints damaged. What was … More Stuck
One of the newest members of my flock has kept me guessing. Again. After the rollercoaster PB/Jane B game of Hen or Roo? I found myself in the unsettling Lorelei game of Hen or Roo? Lorelei is my young silver laced Wyandotte and the friendliest of my chickens. For a while there I was worried … More To be a She, or Not to be?