Category Archives: Happiness

Isn’t this pretty…?

Freda, one of the lovely ladies I work with, had a birthday yesterday. I told mum that I was going to pick her a bunch of wild flowers from around the farm, and mum jumped in and asked if she … Continue reading

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End of the Little Red Pug.

This little car has belonged to everyone in my family at some point. The parents bought it as a second car when they were in business about 18 years ago. I owned it for a while after having some car … Continue reading

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Our Poultry Pasture – An Update…

I spent some time watering the plants down in the poultry pasture as it has been so dry (for Cornwall at least!) The 2 apple trees I planted back in January are in leaf and doing well. They’d been cut … Continue reading

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Our Weekend Away at The Cornwall RV 2012

What a brilliant weekend it was, maybe the best yet…? The RV started back in 2007 with just a handful of us, and this year there was roughly 200. It’s run by Footsteps of Discovery, a local woodland based school of … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Day

A really indulgent day of painting, snapping, lounging and pottering. Here’s to many more days the same! Hope you had a great weekend x

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I Received an Award!

Happy days! The lovely Bridget from the fabulous Arignagardener blog has sweetly nominated The Hedgecombers for the ABC ‘Awesome Blog Content’ award! The rules of accepting the award are to share something about yourself  using the letters of the alphabet. Err, OK. … Continue reading

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Door knobs = Kitchen Storage

  I found this box of doorknobs a few years ago, and although Jon did that whole ‘face of confusion’ thing when I brought them home, I just knew they’d come in handy. As our kitchen is the size of … Continue reading

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Breeding Mealworms as a Live Food Treat For Your Chickens

This is 3 of the 4 stages a mealworm (Tenebrio molitor) goes through. They are all sat in the bowl of a teaspoon to give you an idea of their size. In the first picture is a freshly hatched Darkling … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Missing Hen…

How does this missing (presumed eaten) hen, make it through a night of Foxes, Badgers & frost and manage to turn up hungry for breakfast. And have I been reading too many Barbara Cartland novels or does she look a … Continue reading

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Etsy Love ~ A Pig Shaped Distraction…

This afternoon, I sat here doodling & planning where the pig runs are going to go this year, and I ended up on Etsy (Yes, I have the attention span of a gnat). Wanna see what I found…? How cute?! … Continue reading

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