Sunday, 7 June 2009
I Think I've Died and Gone to Heaven Part 1
I've been trying to find the time to do a new post but things have conspired against me! We had a wonderful week's holiday only to come home to a building site (well almost). Whilst we were away electricians came in to re-wire the house and although it was wonderful to be out of the way whilst the work was done, I've been fighting a battle against plaster dust this week, plus all the washing and ironing that the holiday created. We took so many pictures that I'm going to have to blog the holiday in several instalments (sorry to bore you all folks).
We had a fantastic holiday. When we turned up the lane to the cottage we were treated to the sight of beautiful lakeland fells and then had to finish our journey half a mile down a rough track,
past the bastle house,
to the sort of cottage we all have dreams about.
Waiting to greet us were these little ladies and their friends. They look sweet and innocent but believe me they were not. Any whiff of a peanut butter sandwich and they would snatch it out of your hand like a mugger takes a handbag!
Honey on the other hand was happy just so long as would throw sticks for her to collect. She loved jumping into the stream at the bottom of the garden to find any stray sticks that had found their way over the garden fence and was always quite considerate as to where she would shake herself to dry off her fur.
And these neighbours were no trouble at all. Although, I expect Mum wonders where they are, as they have escaped their field to find more lush greenery to eat.
It was lovely to have a pasta supper in this sweet little kitchen,
even though we did have an audience whilst we ate.
Josh loved his little bedroom
as I loved my slighter bigger one.
It was just the place for a relaxing read.
I can't tell you how it felt to wake up to this view in the morning
and how wonderful the sound of this stream was as I lay in bed with my early morning cuppa. What a contrast to the sounds of a suburban street.
Well, it's taken ages for all of those pictures to upload and I've only shared half of day one with you. Sorry folks, but I'll be making you suffer some more holiday pics just as soon as I've caught up with clearing that blessed plaster dust!