Monthly Archives: October 2014


Something I like to do in the autumn at the farm, other than taking photos of mushrooms is going chestnut hunting. Not that I have to do much hunting mind, there are so many chestnut trees on the property that … Continue reading

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Double Grey

My favourite slouchy hat pattern has got to be Rikke. I’ve made several over the years, but I always seem to end up giving them away, now I’ve made one again, but this one isn’t going anywhere. I used some … Continue reading

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Autumn Colours

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Puelo – a cowl

I knit this cowl using Auracania’s Puelo yarn which is absolutely gorgeous to work with. The pattern will be up soon on Ravelry.

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The Runaway

Dakota is a little runaway. Twice she was with my mum and then suddenly disappeared only to find me on the property.   This is the first time she snuck up on me looking all innocent!!!

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Proof that there are snakes wondering the farm. This I found hanging on one of the chestnut trees higher up on the property. I’d say the snake in question is approximately 60-70cm in length and a good 3cm in diameter.

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Is it Autumn or Spring

There are still so many plants in bloom.

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Not as in birds, but as in these fantastic plants growing all over the farm and alongside the highways here in Portugal.  

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My photogenic Dogs

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Mushrooms: the Shapes & Sizes

Ok, some more photos of the variety of mushrooms, this time the different shapes and sizes.

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