…not quite drowned yet! The weather this year has been awful and most of our time has been spent trying to keep the site up to the fine standard it has been accustomed to. We’ve been so busy our plans of getting off site to do lots of touristy things has gone out the window.
Our new colleagues start with us this week so we’re looking forward to having fun again while working. There is lots to do but they’re great to have around and are not afraid of hard work so life is good!
We’ve had family down to visit over the last couple of months and it has been wonderful to see them and to show them where we live in the summer. Dean has agreed to sell the motorcycle as we’re not using it enough and I have lost all confidence. The quality of car driving down here is abysmal so it is on the way to having a new owner.
Plans are afoot for the winter – main ones being Christmas in the Lake District with my mother (in a cottage with a real fire hopefully), a trip to Germany in December to see our lovely sister-in-law when we hope to take in a couple of Christmas Markets too, then dog sitting somewhere in the south of England (Sussex) for our lovely friends and their beautiful hounds, Hamish and Lucy!
The new ducklings/moorhens/birds have been thin on the ground this year, we guess because of the flooding we’ve had but we’re getting a few wandering around. The woodpecker has been a frequent visitor to our feeder as has the robin so we’re still getting our fix of wildlife
The yurt is holding up well in the damp weather (no leaks) and it has been a real haven for us. Our decorative cover has shrunk but the temporary one we’ve been loaned is still in the garage as it has been too wet to change them over. Maybe in September’s Indian summer….
Watch this space and we’ll update our blog soon when we actually do something interesting!