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, […]
“Heavy fog is a weird guide; if you go on a journey with him, it takes you from nowhere and leaves you at nowhere.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan When I got out of bed this morning, the world outside was gone. All covered up in a thick layer of white fog. I brought my camera […]
Enjoying a spontaneous tea break at my aunt’s cafébar in town. Delicious!
Today was one of those days when nothing felt more right than snuggling up on the sofa with a nice breakfast, a warm blanket and a British classic on the tv. The rain poured down outside, and I was finally well rested after a long week and a couple of exhausting days worrying for our […]
A friend of mine brought a bouquet of beautiful tulips when she came visiting a few weeks ago, and though they aren’t very fresh any more, I noticed some interesting colours and shapes the other day. Still kind of pretty, in their own way, even though they are slowly withering..
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. […]
– 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 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 […]