Skinflint Sunday: Buy a personal assistant.

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In the morning after Poppy and the others have had their breakfast and I’ve had one or two cups of coffee, it’s time to either play a game of “Where’s your pig?” or to go out and do the chores.

Poppy loves to help.

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Once we’re outside, she has to work out which chooks I’m going to first – the ones in the chook tractor or the ones in the run. It’s lip-smackingly suspenseful.

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Once we’re in, she waits for the door to open.

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Her job here is to sample the water feeder and make sure all’s well with it. The Australorps and the Rhode Island Red chooks don’t like her much.

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No rest for the wicked! Now we’re off to check on the other gerls! Great excitement and busy-ness because in here:

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Is another water feeder.
No, I don’t know what the fascination is either, but she loves it.

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Then we come outside. You’ll notice that she’s not looking at the camera, but instead at my other hand, where I hold the one egg of the morning.

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Two or three times a week I accidentally drop an egg on the path.
Oops.

Thermomix recipe: Ginger Marmalade Not to everyone’s taste, but my mother REALLY loves ginger so I thought I’d give this a go for her.

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One Response to Skinflint Sunday: Buy a personal assistant.

  1. Jenny Howden says:

    Love the photos of Poppy 🙂

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