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We have lovely neighbours.  Here they are, enjoying an evening snack.

Next-door neighbours

The day before yesterday, we noticed one of these lovely ladies poking her head over the dry stone wall that borders our property, trying to eat the mint plants from last year’s vegetable garden.

Then, when I was making dinner yesterday evening,  I happened to glance out the kitchen window, and I did a double take!  Part of the wall had collapsed, with a great heap of stones crushing all the plants in the flower bed.

Wall collapsed

My husband called our “real” neighbour, the farmer who owns the cows, and he came right over.  He and my husband rebuilt the wall in less than half an hour, and now it looks as good as new.   I think these dry stone walls are so attractive.  There must surely be a quilt pattern (more…)

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