Sunday 27 November 2016

So what do I write??

WEll things have been very lively at home whilst Polly has been settling in. She certainly is a character....very naughty at times but you can never stay cross at her!!

Her training is coming along nicely as is her recall so we are very proud of her, Polly is also becoming very sociable with both dogs and people.

As for the be honest not a lot to report. I did manage to get down last weekend and put in the garlic and autumn onions. Apart from that things came to a bit of a stand still after Tro and so it's going into the winter messier than I would like but  am sure I will catch up in the spring!!

The bees were put to be a while ago now and now there is just hope that the colonies make it through the winter. It's about all you can do really. I will give them some fondant next weekend so they have a backup plan for food and make sure there entrances are kept free of winter debris but really not much else to be done but hope. I think the winter is probably the hardest for a beekeeper because it really is down to mother nature as to whether the colonies survive or not.

I have handed in my resignation with the allotment committee but I am still on the bee committee as Membership secretary. Why give up one and not the other I hear you ask?? Well two reasons really, my role in the bee committee is admin based at my own leisure so doesn't eat into time I want to spend on the allotment or with the bees. Also my busiest time on the bee committee is november to January when there is really not much going on in the garden or with the bees so again does not impact on my time.

I don't really have much else to say right now, I originally came on to catch up with my favourite blogs but I have found that blogger has has a rejig of its layout and I'm struggling to find them to be honest so thought I would ease my frustration with a few words.

That is all for now. I promise next time will be a more thrilling read and have some pictures to look at so you won't get bored with my ramblings!! However I can't promise they wont be dog related!!


  1. Awww, Polly is gorgeous. I love the photo of her with her tongue hanging out. I had a Springer Spaniel, I got him for my sixteenth birthday and he was a real character. They're a very intelligent breed but boy, do they need a lot of exercise. I'm sure Polly will fit right in with the family and will bring lots of happy times.

    1. Thanks Jo, she is very energetic, a little manic and totally loopy but we do love her. I love the fact that she's so energetic and can't wait for next summer and many long walks over the fields. At not quite 18 weeks old she is a bundle of energy for short periods so is on shorter walk at the minute.

  2. I'm good with dog related pictures. You can't go wrong with those

  3. Glad to know you are well and you've had a new addition since I've been away. Scrolling back I've enjoyed seeing photos of Polly. She'll keep you active for sure, but you'll have fun times with her. In a way it's best that there's less to do on the allotment and with the bees just now as you must be busy with work and the weather is not good. Take care. Have a good week!

  4. Never again will I be a member of any committee!!!! Good to hear that Polly is doing well.

  5. The new Blogger layout is frustrating a few people I know. I kind of like it because I'm a big computer geek who likes anything new.

  6. I'm glad Polly is settling in for you. Yes this blogger change is a blinking pain isn't it x


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