|Home made pork "scratchings" or, as they are known round|
here, "dog treats".
|Sorry if you've just had your tea. Septic tank|
(bottom left) with one cover-slab open and,
just outside it, hole dug into the shingle-pit
to expose the out-pipe.
|Brine-cured pork belly bacon rashers.|
|A very late water-lily flower.|
|A rubbish pic but quite fun, with the camera almost touching the|
ground. Stumpy and her 2nd brood chicks.
|The current waterfowl count. 5 geese and|
The oven was not so easy to DIY. It 'died' on Sunday and failed to fully cook my latest sour-dough loaf despite looking like it was working - fans, lights, pre-heat light and so on. It was, in fact, only cooking to 80ºC. Our delve into the instruction books and tech manuals and some internet searches led us to believe that these machines have a re-place-able heating element which can fail. This is a 5 year old oven from IKEA.
|More pork products. Pig kidneys and bacon.|
|Grand-Mere Pierrette's Boeuf-carrottes under construction.|
|Supper is served. AB does the honours.|
|Tidy and nettle-free.|