Impatient soul that I am, have to keep reminding myself that it has only been a fortnight since we became rural residents; Rome wasn’t built in a day (and I still have to tell you about part of our Grand Tour – add that to the list) and all that.
Inside the house, things are starting to take shape; we’re starting to refine the layout of the kitchen cupboards and hang a few pictures. Farm Girl School is back up and running again with a great deal of lessons undertaken in the throne haggled from the Duke of Melton (West).
On Thursday, we managed to cobble things together enough to allow the Homestead to truly get up and running:
the animals moved in!
Change effects everyone differently, and none more so than Mel the Cat who has decided to squash all talk of a canine taking up residence in her own quirky way. Her days are now filled with border control, animal wrangling, and spying things the blundering humans have missed.
Always on guard, every inch of her conveying the old adage Why Keep a Dog
and bark yourself When You’ve Got a Cat!