I don’t know about you, but Autumn and Spring are my absolute favourite seasons. The days can be cool, warm, sunny and sleeting all in the same day, but you don’t seem to experience the same extremes of temperature (I honestly am not good with 40 degrees celcius. I’m the worst Australian.).
Because the days are so temperate and, well, enjoyable, I’m more inclined to get out into the garden (not getting sunburnt is another guge benefit actually!).
Today it was the chicken coop’s turn for a bit of attention. I’ve got to draw up a plan for some new nesting boxes for the ladies as they’re currently using an old plastic dog kennel that my mum had for unknown reasons (it’s way too small for their Great Dane), but in the meantime, I’ve shifted out the small pond Pete put in for Panda the duck, the pavers it was resting on, cleaned out Panda’s clamshell as she much prefers it to the pond, cleaned out the coop floor and the nesting areas and gave them fresh hay for nesting.
Now, that probably doesn’t seem an awful lot to anyone BUT it was done under the watchful eye of a certain miss five months, who isn’t normally big on that “sitting in a bouncy and letting mum do stuff” business and who’s being a little less of a cuddle monster now she’s getting over her cold. Sometimes I really marvel at all the time I wasted before she came along, I had so much free time that I wasted on who knows what, not getting important things done. Post baby, most things follow in a descending order from ‘feed baby’, ‘cuddle baby’ and so forth..and I’m not even a super clucky type. Promise.
Anyway, that’s today for me, I hope you’re getting stuff done too!