Yesterday at the plot

It was a very happy day all round.  There was a lot of this

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and quite a bit of this

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and this

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and plenty of this

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And at the end of the day, me and my girls were very happy indeed.

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This morning there were four happy hens, three lovely eggs, and one very happy me.  By this afternoon, they’re already looking as though they’ve always lived here.

2015-03-18 15.10.36 Although we had to buy quite a lot of materials (and youngest son took the opportunity to stock up on some tools – sledgehammer being his current favourite), we were also able to re-use and re-purpose quite a lot: the henhouse (bought second hand from a former colleague about 10 years ago and now  just moved); most of the chicken wire (donated by another plot holder who has a thatcher friend), and all the breeze blocks and slabs (scavenged over the years from skips).

About deborah @ the magic jug

Now I've passed 60 I'm still doing all sorts of things I haven't done before, as well as carrying on with the things I already love. I live a happy life with my long term love Malcolm. In my blog I explore local and low tech ideas, food, growing, making, reading, thinking, walking, and lots of other words ending in 'ing'.
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