My parents popped over this morning to help make sense of the boot room/feed store and kitchen. Despite Maud getting in the way and the dogs insisting on venturing out into the garden to sample all the poultry poo (why? why??), progress was made and I now have a tidy boot room and my lights and ceilings don't look like something from a Halloween display.
After lunch I went over to Nicky's with a
I came back home to find the hens pecking frantically in the grass and I realised there were flying ants everywhere. So many in fact that Henry was so busy picking them off, he completely forgot to beat up Maud.
|Emily struggling to peck quickly enough|
|Could probably do with a quick press...|
|Stalk section that I improvised from another pattern|
We've set up the moth trap this evening as it's really still and warm, and Charles is calling in for breakfast and moth identification first thing tomorrow. I've said we'll just do breakfast if the trap's full of ants...