Well after a busy weekend in calf cafe, i was looking forward to a day of rest lol
The day starts with a check up of the sheep….
Little emily seems to get scours a lot when the new shoots of grass come through which means fear of fly strike…..So we gave her a good clean up and thankfully it was again caught in time as there were maggots on…[Read more]
Mister Hawkins, now he has gone
Eyes all cloudy, never heard his song
Another friend i can no longer see
Yet they send me signs that they are free
A gentle breeze that touches my face
I know its your wings, such beautiful grace
You are the sun, a golden glow
I just have to call, you’ll come i know
A friend, a loved one, they never…[Read more]
On waking this morning my first thoughts were with Mister Hawkins…..I was scared to check his box incase he was no longer with us….
Storm peeped in and came back with huge smiles….”He’s still alive mum”
I still felt very unsettled about just taking him back to where i found him and leaving him, my gut instinct said no this is not…[Read more]
I spent time with some of our rescues and i always make sure i give them all a check over.
Today i thought Surjit the goat looked wrong, he has a bit of bloat so i know i need to keep watch on him…Emily…[Read more]
My daily blog, may not always be daily simply because i really have so little spare time :0(
The last 6 years of my life have been the best yet the hardest in so many ways, i could not of possibly given any more of myself.
Yet for some reason i feel tested on a daily basis…When you hope, pray, ask for help and things seem to constantly get…[Read more]
Today i made a Double Oranges and Lemons cake with a yum tastic buttercream filling…Who says vegans eat cardboard lol
Then i created a NEW Truffle, i played with the recipe a bit to get a lovely soft melty centre…Sorry i cannot share the recipe yet as we need to
SELL SELL SELL to raise the cash for our sanctuary overheads
Off i go to work, lol, my day starts with the usual craziness….I had to get petrol before, whilst paying i thought, a scratch card ( in desperation lol)
I felt a bit like charlie and the chocolate factory looking for that golden ticket…
I pulled the car over to enjoy the moment, scratched off the 250,000 part and my heart fluttered, as the…[Read more]
The sandwich needs a bit of salt n pepper adding i found kevin, and possibly use sundried tomato
The mayo, you can get it from most super markets now if you look in the Free from sections….This one is called “tiger” they also do salad cream, or holland and barrat do Plamil mayo with garlic and other flavours
No we just buy the bread…but we…[Read more]
On the menu this week..Our Specials change weekly
A great little sandwich for you to make at home :0)
2 slices of granary
Half of an avocado (mashed with a teaspoon of lemon juice)
Spread hummus on one slice, top with the avocado
a couple of slices of tomato
A topping of rocket
A little olive oil and fry gently a couple…[Read more]
As my other half lost his job, i have now tried to cut back in so many areas to try and make ends meet, which means more work for me but hay hoooo if i get through this phase in my life then i will class myself as an indestructable being :0)
Many people will know that i have a spiritual connection to my dad, which i now believe is to “My…[Read more]
Did i ever tell you how much i LOVE my rescues…lol
Well where do i begin :0)
Gevan is my soul mate, she is a friend from a previous lifetime for sure
The more time i spend with her the more alike we become…
if you look close you can see im even growing a small horn :0P
I am back at work now Calf Cafe working my wee butt off so…[Read more]
Theres never a dull moment in a day in the life of….
As i multi task between being a mother, a farmer, a cook, cleaner, designer and business woman along with many other guises …..i often wonder how i manage to fit it all in and i guess i don’t really, i bash my way through life like a whirlwind of madness….
YES i would like to slow down…[Read more]
For a while now i have had the lost girl feeling, as i struggle to achieve, yet always left wanting …..
But i accept that that is me, today whilst tidying my craft room i came across some old writings of my dads and yet again felt shocked to read his words of wisdom that reflect exactly how i feel at this moment in time. We do not truly…[Read more]
Yesterday was one of those days that i felt so down, so tired with very little energy.
I was at work and the day was very quiet, to add to the worry i already carry. I just wanted to be on my own so i went to the back of the cafe and kept myself busy with craft work.
When two girls came in and sat at the back near where i was working.
Morning kisses from calf
What a lovely way to start the day, a wet kiss from a sentient being that loves life
“To kiss the nose of a gentle being and look into the eyes of a life that you have saved from death is a feeling matched by no other. A look of such love and gratitude that melts your heart with such an overwhelming feeling of love”…[Read more]
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