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About crispy80

I love to be active! I love to spend time with my son and husband. I'm self-employed and work whilst my son is at school and weekends when my husband is home. I enjoy drawing but don't have much time for it at the moment. I also enjoy cooking, baking and gardening. I'm on Twitter @pinwingirl if you want to find out more.

Hooray it’s spring!!! (kind of)

Hello again and welcome. Here is a brief update on things occurring with us here in the Black household. It was a very warm Autumn, then a strange winter with not much rain, not very much snow (boo!!) and now … Continue reading

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The newest member of the Black family!!!

Well, it finally happened. In November 2011 I got my first pony!! Yay! After almost 25 years of riding and working with horses, I finally have one to call my own! It may seem unlikely on the surface but I … Continue reading

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Feathery Groundforce….

Today, I thought it was time to clear the garden ready for autumn/winter. I reckon it’s going to be an early frost and a hard winter. My sunflowers were pretty much done, so I pulled them all down and collected … Continue reading

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Vegetable patch liberation!

Yesterday, I took the rest of the beetroots and carrots out of the vegetable patch. I’ve had it fenced off since spring and our newer girls (Chicken 22, Bunty and V8) have never been in there. Last autumn, our other … Continue reading

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Windy hens and ruffled bloomers

As everyone in the UK knows, the weather has been pretty rough, and still is in some places. On Monday, we had the high wind and even in our sheltered garden, it took it’s toll. I didn’t let them out … Continue reading

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Hen and ink

Hello again, I have always enjoyed drawing, usually horses, but after having our son and general life stuff, I have not had time to draw. Recently, I started drawing again and thought I’d try drawing some of our ex-battery hens. … Continue reading

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The hens home improvements

I’ve been a bit busy recently, so sorry about the quiet time! I thought I’d write about the wonderful work my husband has done on our hens pen this week. For sometime now, we’ve had some waterproof material covering half … Continue reading

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