Being useful

Well today I took a days holiday from work so someone was home with the dogs. According to our neighbours there has been some separation anxiety for our puppers post lock-down so we’re trying not to leave them at the moment. Anyway that’s why I’m randomly home on a Thursday. We have some ‘shabby chic’... Continue Reading →

Needed the wind in our fur

Some days are better mental health days than others. Sometimes you know that staying in the house and making the world small and easy to cope with is going to make your head worse. So we didn’t! Hooks, Drunkendwarf and I jumped in the car with all three doggos and took a drive to the... Continue Reading →

Up- skilling

Drunken Dwarf has been up-skilling these last couple of weeks. He decided that welding needed to be on his list of ‘can do’s’ As he will need a mobile hammer and tong rack in his forge when it’s ready that is his learning project. Using some random angle iron scavenged some time in the past... Continue Reading →

So…. things are moving slowly

Both households homes are on the market and we are planning on moving in together into a place which needs some work. It will be a way of getting all our resources in one place so we can bid on property or land that comes up at auction for operation #smallholding #yurtlife. In practical terms... Continue Reading →

Sourdough Roll – an update

A crispy shell and a nice moist middle with good tang. Still missing those large bubbles though 😦 Flat bread went very well with chicken tikka sag- but I made way too much food!

Candle making 101

... well messy candle making. This evening I decided to desecrate a half decent Tefal pan and return to a hobby I've not sampled for many a year.... Note to self .... buy a pan with a pouring edge. It's a good thing I'm not house proud, my poor kitchen surfaces will never be the... Continue Reading →

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