Tuesday, 10 December 2013


I won't pretend it's getting any easier.

For today, small gratitudes suffice:

  • Free fuel, in the form of fallen branches all around Goat Valley, following very windy weather

  • Feisty, happy goats all together now at Goat Valley - for all they are causing total mayhem, they are a joy.

  • The kettle singing once again on the Rayburn

  • Soft, herby, homemade cheese

  • Knitted mittens

Reminding myself today that, although times are as hard as they have ever been, and defeat sometimes feels close, we will never surrender.

And for anyone who is not familiar with our area, a little glimpse at why ...

[caption id="attachment_578" align="aligncenter" width="314"]downs The Beautiful North Wessex Downs. Click on the picture to find out more about our wonderful landscape.[/caption]