Monday, 9 February 2009

Spare A Thought.

MY PENNINE WAY PICTURE FOR TODAY
Ling Gill Bridge over Cam Beck


View of the viaduct that carries the Settle to Carlisle railway line.


TODAYS WEATHER READINGS
Temp Low: -1.5C
Temp High: 2C
Feels Like: -7 to 4C
Precipitation: 4 mm
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind Direction: SE
UV Index: Low
Weather: Cloud and fog after snow.

MY WORK BOOK

Seeing to the sheep
Field
Misc
Mon 09/02/2009 08:30
Mon 09/02/2009 09:00
30 minutes
Entry No.436
1) Took across some hay.
2) Checked and counted the sheep.
3) Broke the ice on the water trough.

Clearing
snow/ice
Office Steps
Public Gardens
Mon 09/02/2009 09:00
Mon 09/02/2009 09:15
15 minutes
Entry No.437
There was fresh snowfall last night so had more to clear this morning.

Clearing
snow/ice
Front passage way
Public Gardens
Mon 09/02/2009 09:15
Mon 09/02/2009 09:45
30 minutes
Entry No.438

Seeing to the greenhouses
Greenhouse & Conservatory
Indoors
Mon 09/02/2009 09:30
Mon 09/02/2009 10:00
30 minutes
Entry No.439
Did what watering was needed.

Netting veg
Veg plot
Walled Garden
Mon 09/02/2009 10:00
Mon 09/02/2009 10:30
30 minutes
Entry No.440
Had to new the Broccoli and Brussels as the pigeons and rabbits are eating them. Lifted what was left of the Swedes as the net wouldn’t cover those as well so have taken them to store.

Break for tea
Home
Misc
Mon 09/02/2009 10:30
Mon 09/02/2009 10:50
20 minutes
Entry No.441


Burning
Burn pile
Public Gardens
Mon 09/02/2009 10:50
Mon 09/02/2009 12:45
115 minutes
Entry No.442
Burnt the rubbish that had collected there over the past few weeks.

Break for lunch
Home
Misc
Mon 09/02/2009 12:45
Mon 09/02/2009 13:30
45 minutes
Entry No.443

Burning
Burn pile
Public Gardens
Mon 09/02/2009 13:30
Mon 09/02/2009 16:30
3 hours
Entry No.444
Finished burning what was already at the pile and then carted some more rubbish from the rock garden on the north front and also cut out and burnt some Elders that were growing out of a Yew tree.

Cleaned and put away the tools
Potting Shed
Indoors
Mon 09/02/2009 16:30
Mon 09/02/2009 16:45
15 minutes
Entry No.445


Seeing to the sheep
Field
Misc
Mon 09/02/2009 16:45
Mon 09/02/2009 17:00
15 minutes
Entry No.446
Took across more hay.

NOTES

1) We had a bit more snow last night and its snowing really hard again tonight and I believe that some parts of the country have had heavy rain and flooding. However before anyone starts feeling sorry for themselves just spare a thought for all those poor people in Australia that have been burnt out of house and home, and worse, all because someone thought it would be fun to start a fire.
COMMENTS FROM THE POTTING SHED
Kimmie I can quite understand why you want to spend your time with such a cute baby.

4 comments:

Sara said...

More lovely photos. I must say, I have never seen a sheep quite like that in the states. I wonder if we even have them here, or if I just lead a sheltered existence. He looks a bit scary.

Sounds like you are finally getting winter weather, while we are having our February thaw, also known as mud season. I prefer clean, fresh snow.

Jeanette said...

Gday Bob, Thanks for your concern for us Aussies.. Its quite sickening to think some has deliberately lit some of these fires. Tonights news said they were getting close to arresting a person or persons and charging them with Murder I that person rots in hell..I have posted some pics on the devasting fires.. update death toll now 187.

Take great care Bob...

The Weaver of Grass said...

Agree about Australia Bob - I think they are in everyone's thoughts. Do you have problems with rabbits in your veggie garden?

Dreadnought said...

Sara We have our fair share of mud here too at the moment as my poor boots will testify to. never mind, spring is getting closer by the day.

Jeanette Well lets hope they get the people who did set some of the fires. If I had my way they would get paraded in front of all the people who lost everything but I guess thats not PC - ha! You also have to remember all the animals that died too.

The Weaver of Grass I notice there have been rabbits in the garden, you can see their prints in the snow but they don't usually do any damage. The veg plot is in a walled garden so its not so easy for the rabbits to get in provided people keep the gates closed. The birds are the worst pests.