It has taken an eight-hour power cut and a gentle nudge or two to put the latest farming and family news on a screen.
The power cut
The plumbers took up residency in August to tear out the old and broken hundred-year-old pipes and...
My editor said in a quiet voice that she might not have time to edit my scribbles in May as she was getting married. Surely she could do both? But I had forgotten what the word “wedding” meant as we careered into our first of two...
Well, Christmas was hugely exciting with the safe arrival of a second granddaughter, Molly - and amazingly, the boys were let into Geneva to have Christmas together with us all.
Molly surrounded by "special" welcome home toys...
Well, we have to talk about the weather - after a dry spell with trickles of water in the river, there came a thunderous torrent of water rushing down the Dale, followed by snow, winds and darkness.
A huge volume of water after the dry...
I’ve bought a new kitchen - not to be outdone by my son, who has rebuilt a small dovecote barn, his shopping list for Leyburn was much more exciting than mine - and top of the list was a kitchen.
I saw the kitchen on a web site, and it...