Tag Archives: eggs

Are you a good egg?

When we had the chickens, I sold my surplus eggs, none of which were ever more than a week old. It takes about 23 hours for a chicken to produce an egg, so with only four birds, I did quite … Continue reading

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Egg Head

For a change, we had boiled eggs for breakfast (no toast soldiers as we don’t have a toaster, but bread and butter was OK). Actually, Maggie had been poorly in the night and eggs have always settled her tummy. We … Continue reading

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eggs is eggs

Since living afloat, we have got through the grand total of two dozen eggs. I know this from my spreadsheet as the egg column has only 4 entries in it, five if you include today but I haven’t used them … Continue reading

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Swannie River

We took the dog up the lane last week and noticed two swans sitting on a nest at the junction where a small drainage ditch meets a slightly larger one. We decided to park the car and walk the dog … Continue reading

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  My first encounter with a warm fresh egg was at my uncle’s farm in Gloucestershire in 1960, and I cried because the shell broke when I washed it. He also kept pigs but when the sow went crazy and … Continue reading

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