Weekend trip to the west coast.

A few weeks ago we spent a weekend at our summer house on a tiny island just off the west coast. My mum, who grew up there, had already been there a couple of weeks, and we helped her clearing away trees and shrubs from what once was a garden/small potato field. The weather wasn’t great, […]

A walk through the English countryside.

While I was in Surrey earlier this month, I had a day off and decided to jump on the bus and go exploring the neighbouring village of Ewhurst. Originally I planned to go to Shere, a village often used in movies, but I couldn’t figure out the buses. So I ended up half way, in Ewhurst. […]

The road to self-sufficiency.

– And a presentation of some of our animals! This year, the population at our farm has exploded. Or actually, it started in the autumn of 2014 with a new horse and two Hollander rabbits, and just sort of escalated from there. The horse was just here on vacation until this summer, but in August she came […]

A hack through the fog. 

 A fog drifts in, the heavy laden Cold white ghost of the sea—  One by one the hills go out,  The road and the pepper-tree.       I watch the fog float in at the window  With the whole world gone blind, Everything, even my longing, drowses, Even the thoughts in my mind.         I […]