Dog and pottery

That Gaping Hole

It has been a difficult few days... I know she was an old girl. I know she was ready to go…but ouch, that huge gaping hole... Like an old pair of shoes she fitted so comfortably into our lives. Had skilfully trained us all up to meet her every need. Always a huge smile on [...]
Persabus Farmhouse

Washing Creatively

We appear to be running a professional laundry service at Persabus and are ever so gently and quietly being ‘evicted’ from our 'space'. Our roles might have changed quite a bit over the past year, but the farmhouse continues to be a busy hub of creativity in these strange times. Washing baskets are constantly filled. [...]

Island Hopping…Islay to Macau.

With torrential rain and wild gales ferries and planes were cancelled as stormy weather arrived last week. Guests were stranded on and off the island and the farmhouse kitchen became a haven as Archie Bread and a few of the other drivers took refuge, much to the Happy Farmer’s delight. Youngest and I headed out [...]

Portable Accommodation Suites

The Happy Farmer is dancing with glee. Yesterday he was lucky enough to be the first member of the clan to hear the cuckoo at Persabus. Later in the day I was also treated to the returning call of our spring visitor who is known to be quite selective and evasive when it comes to [...]