freshly laid

July 8, 2009 at 11:15 am 3 comments

We visited our friends Nicky and Richard yesterday and met their lovely new baby Thomas.  We usually receive a warm, slobbery welcome from their 3 dogs but they howled a hello instead from their kennel in the garden.  Little Harry, their newest addition to the family before Thomas the usurper came along, bounced up and down extra specially hard to be sure we’d notice him.

Anyway we had a lovely evening but you’re probably wondering where the sowing, growing or cooking connection is?  We went bearing gifts from the allotment (cabbage and courgette) and left with freshly laid eggs.  Inspector Mikey has confirmed their superior grade and quality this morning.

Mikey inspecting Nicky's eggs

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Laura  |  July 8, 2009 at 4:47 pm

    Inspector Mikey is doing an eggcellent job (sorry I couldn’t resist) 🙂 xx

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    • 2. Nip it in the bud  |  July 8, 2009 at 4:57 pm

      how funny, he made the same joke. great minds hey :o)

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  • 3. mangocheeks  |  July 12, 2009 at 1:24 pm

    Fair excahnge I think.

    Reply

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