hamsters · home · rats

“The Little Things” – In praise of pets, the joy they bring and all their little moments

“Enjoy the little things in life, because one day you’ll look back and realise they were the big things.” I read this quote years ago on a typically happy Pinterest-and-coffee morning, no doubt with Simba or Pipkin – our most dedicated bed-lounging former pets – on my feet, enjoying time and thoughts on an easy… Continue reading “The Little Things” – In praise of pets, the joy they bring and all their little moments

At the stables · Nature and seasons

A frosty morning with my pony: the perfect start to the day 

Woke this morning to the sun glittering on the silver road, the kettle providing dual purpose today, filling my flask with the much needed first coffee of the day and also, cooled a little, sweeping the thick layer of frost from the windscreen as I squinted against the low golden sun and got the day… Continue reading A frosty morning with my pony: the perfect start to the day