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The Big Return

Posted on: Friday, February 22nd, 2008 in: Uncategorized

On Wednesday, my beautiful horse Graphic was returned to me, as she has been out on lease, supposedly until October. I am not unhappy to have her back and had a lovely ride to reintroduce her back home. She went really well, although my legs are reminding me that it was my first ride in […]

Pros and Cons of a Semi Commercial Orchard

Posted on: Thursday, February 14th, 2008 in: Garden

It was always our plan to have a home orchard to supply us with fresh fruit. We were thrilled when we came here as it already had an orchard that had been here for quite a few years. The orchard consisted of about 33 plum trees of different varieties, 11 Nashi pears, 11 Packham pears, […]

High Praise to our Science Program

Posted on: Friday, February 8th, 2008 in: Homeschooling

Well we have to say that we are loving Noeo Science. Yesterday as part of our learning about molecules, we made garlic oil and rosemary vinegar. It was so much fun and Sammie had a ball with it. She is so looking forward to making things with the flavoured oil that she made. We were […]

Beating the Birds

Posted on: Monday, February 4th, 2008 in: Garden

I have a thrush that seems to have moved into my tomato and bean patch. It seems to be just one lonely bird, and it really wants to stay there. The birds have seemed to be bolder this year and last year hanging CDs on the trees in the orchard seemed to be enough to […]

Noeo and WinterPromise a hit

Posted on: Friday, February 1st, 2008 in: Homeschooling

Well I was right about Noeo science. Sammie loves it. We are doing level 1 chemistry and it is a wonder gentle introduction to what for many is a very difficult subject. We played with the first week over the holidays and she was fascinated with ‘Whats Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew’. It is so […]