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Category Archives: by christine

the coop scoop

I know, the title makes it sound like there’s scandal in the hen house. Not really. I just thought it sounded cute. Our chickens roamread more »

go fetch!

Paddie & Slipper play fetch with their favourite human, Dave. Happy times are here again now that the snow hasread more »

a walk down the lane

I think it’s safe to say we’ve skipped spring and jumped feet first into summer. It was hot today. So hot, that before dinner,read more »

a smelly dog and the sea

On Friday afternoon Paddie trotted home, head held high, acting like a Queen. We wondered why the extra-jaunty demeanor until she gotread more »

music for a pluviophile

I am always listening to music. I always have. My Fisher-Price record player was one of my parents’ smartest investments in keepingread more »

Paddie & Nugget

Sometimes they’re the very best of friends and sometimes… they’re not. Nugget loves to love Paddie. He’s alwaysread more »

Isle of Skye, Scotland

Have we really not blogged since the end of March? Wow. That’s a long time. We’ve tried to blog more regularly before but nowread more »

a ridiculous amount of snow (part 2)

This has been the sort of winter where keeping a smile on your face has become very important. Otherwise, it would be pretty easy to feelread more »


You don’t have to be fluent in cat to understand that Mandy has had it up here with this winter. I think her expression pretty muchread more »

before & after: dave

Did you know there’s a word for people who love beards? Pogonophile. I’m not sure if I would necessarily identify as someoneread more »