Saturday, 15 January 2011

Flight 2-0-9'er, you are cleared for take-off.

Very windy today.  I went down to clean the church with mother this morning and the wind blowing through the trees on the way back up the cut was quite scary.  I thought I was about to be squashed by a falling branch.  Sam and Carl have been out beating today and I have ordered a new computer.  I am totally fed up with the lap top crashing, there's just too much on it now and it is eight years old which my brother says is geriactic for a computer.  I have 1TB of hard drive on the way which sounds a bit ominous but Sam says is essential (my brother says it is more than I need and I have a feeling Sam has designs on it).
I had a quiet time with Bert this afternoon.  She was eating her hay and I was discussing with her the progress of her pregnancy when a huge gust of wind blew up, a great creaking made Bert and I fly out of the field shelter just in time to see the field shelter in the next paddock take off, somersault and land top down on the track pulling the stock fence off as it went.

I kid you not, it flew!!  I screeched at the chickens to move, luckily there were no alpacas in hat paddock, and Bert and I just looked at each other in amazement.  The cupboard door now has another couple of jobs added to it!  Harry stood at the top looking down, almost as if he was saying, "Things like this never happened on the Island!"


  1. Wow...glad you all okay...poor Carl that list just keeps on growing!

  2. Aha! Westhill shelter aerobics !

    You have to go one better don't you, I can only do tractor aerobics ;o))