Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Permafrost Set In

Tis bitter bleak up here and the frost be creeping up. Twill be March now before we see the earth beneath again. Taped up the door today to filter out the icy blast,

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Amos Sees a Sign

Amos done come and told me he seed a sign in the woods. What sign could that be? A word from the Almighty.

No, it be a sign warning that a Harris hawk be on the flight and swooping down and attacking the dogs. The moon shining as orange like a tangerine and the moldywarpses have returned. They done overturn my washbasket.

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Skirlie Mirlie - A November Treat

2 teacupfuls cooked turnip
1 tablespoonful margarine
2 teacupfuls cooker potoatoes
one quarter teacupful milk
Fried or toasted bread
Mash vegetables very thoroughly
Melt margarine in pan and add milk
Add vegetables and whisk over fire until light and creamy
Serve in hot vegetable dish with croutons to decorate

Thursday, 4 November 2010

Bonfire Night Eve

Well tis that time of the year when there just be one eve after the other, tis the night tomorrow when all the brethren do come up here to burn sticks. make explosives and quaff soup. Adam been and towed an old trailer on his motorcicle and hefted a load of wood casts offs. Amos has come over all dizzy and dazed. The owl be moved back to the corner.