Category Archives: Simple Things

2016 In Pictures

A short slideshow looking back over last year. ​​

Posted in Birds, Cooking, Dog, Dogs, Fork To Fork, Garden / Allotment, Life, Self-sufficient, Simple Things, Video, Wildlife/Nature | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Swimming With Dogs (Redux)

Off to the beach this afternoon, to take the dogs for their first summer swim. Water was quite warm (for the time of year), but not so that we could stay in for very long. Still we had a good … Continue reading

Posted in Dog, Dogs, Simple Things | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Little Things

Sometimes it is the little things that make the difference when it comes to having an allotment. All the wet weather recently has meant that in total I’ve probably only spent one full day on the plot since the start … Continue reading

Posted in Garden / Allotment, Simple Things | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Autumn Leaves and Morning Walks

I walk the dogs every morning (& evening). Sometimes it feels the same as the previous day, often we meet the same people each morning. Sometimes something happens that’s different. Wilson found a falling autumn leaf this morning, in a … Continue reading

Posted in Dog, Dogs, Simple Things, Wildlife/Nature, Wilson's Story | Tagged , , , ,

Crazy World

I’m frustrated and a little angry about the world today. It seems to me that the world we live in is focussed on bigger being better. That we need to grow, increase, develop, expand, and basically live beyond our means. … Continue reading

Posted in Garden / Allotment, Simple Things | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Allotment Update & Swimming With Dogs

I’ve been a little slack posting here, so by way of a couple of videos, here’s an update on some of what I’ve been up to. I hope to have some news on the job front soon, and will cover … Continue reading

Posted in Dog, Dogs, Fork To Fork, Garden / Allotment, Simple Things, Wildlife/Nature | Tagged , , , , ,

Deer, Oh Deer

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about not seeing deer on my way to work in the mornings. I’ve been on “leave” the last couple of weeks, my official last day in my current job is tomorrow, which has … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, Simple Things, Wildlife/Nature | Tagged , , , , , ,