An early start and a lovely day today. The hang gliders were out in force so the thermals must have been good.
I had to pop to Shillingstone for milk in the middle of all this and as I got to the bottom of the hill at Belchalwell Cross a chicken walked across the road in front of me. I am sure it was one of mine but I was left with a dilemma - Do I pick it up and take it home and risk being accused of chicken rustling if it is not mine or do I leave it to get eaten by a fox? It is a long walk down the hill so part of me says it can't possibly be one of mine but on the other hand it did look like mine! In the end it was settled for me as it shot into the hedge and across the field. I will have to do a count tonight.
The reason I am blogging early is that we have a GWR meeting tonight and Carl is helping Mum collect some things this afternoon with a detour to sort out the thing I need for Dominic, the Judge, on the way home. I also have an ongoing rosette collection issue I am trying to resolve - don't worry, the rosettes WILL make it!!!
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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