Category Archives: Buddhism


  Eurgh.  What a dreadful night’s sleep…or should I grumpily intone, lack of it?  After a night of snoring cats; cats-stealing-duvet; cats-yacking-up-furballs; cats-needing-letting-out-for-a-pee; goats coughing; goats squabbling; goats having a scratch against the sonorous, cavernous echoing expanse of the feed … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Anything Goes, Buddhism, Diary, Farming, Humour, Life, March 2010, Nature, Smallholding | 3 Comments

Back in the ‘Blog’ Again

Phew!  Sorry, folks – I’ve been away for ages; but with good reason….& all will be revealedif you unfurl a few previously unpublished pages as I will pop up some archived posts that I simply haven’t had a chance to … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Anything Goes, August 2008, Buddhism, Culture, Diary, Entertainment, Environment, Farming, Goats, Life, MindBodySpirit, Religion, Smallholding, Sport | 1 Comment


“Thus shall ye think of all this fleeting world: A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream…. a flash of lightning in a summer cloud; a flickering lamp, a phantom, & a dream.”* Today is the May full moon … Continue reading

Posted in Buddhism, Diary, May 2008, Religion | Leave a comment

Food, Glorious Food….?

As has been mentioned increasingly in the news of late, there’s a growing concern about the real possibility of a world food shortage.  Apart from noticing that the monthly grocery bill has starkly increased, the cost of feed for the animals … Continue reading

Posted in April 2008, Buddhism, Diary, Farming, Food, Fruit & Veg, Life, News, Religion, Smallholding, Travel | Leave a comment