Thursday, 31 December 2009

Farewell 2009!

Here's goodbye to 2009. For the most part you were an exhausting and stressfull period of change littered with sad episodes. However, thank you for my beautiful lambs, and for our new home in Argyll. Thank you for our families and for the love that we all share. Thank you for mine and Chris's continued joy and support of eachother. Thank you for Fox and Whisper coming to love their new home and growing into such pleasant adult dogs. Thank you for all of our friends, old and new who have been such fun and such a comfort. Thank you for the quick recovery of my ankle (although I still can't wear heels!). And thank you of course for my amazing new job which, though the source of much stress and exhaustion, I am still so proud to be part of and still excites and motivates me. Roll on 2010!

Today I enjoyed Brendfield's annual New Year's Eve Clay Pigeon Shoot...


Followed by feeding the sheep and watching the sunset/moon-rise....


It's an amazing full moon to see out the year by!

Tonight Chris and I have decided not to go out! We popped to the pub, but now we are home, just us and the dogs. We could be out in town, or at various house parties, or at a big ball on a nearby estate... but you know what? We just want to be us and our dogs tonight. Hope you're all having fun wherever you are xxx

5 comments:

thecrazysheeplady said...

Boy, you sure summed the year up well. Lots of blessing, but lots of trauma...for so many people.

To the new year!

mollygolver said...

Happy New Year to you too. Lovely blog. Lovely pictures

Maalie said...

Happy New Year Jenny! Can you record Clay Pigeons Columbus argilla in the winter Atlas tetrads, I wonder? Are grouse available there? I have seen them in Argyll but never eaten one. Have you seen any Eagles yet?
(Cumbria New Year sheep on Maalie!).

Laura said...

Happy New Year to you! I hope that 2010 will be a better year for you!

I just looked up where in Scotland you are and it's not far from where I was born! I was born in Paisley and then my family moved to Cromer England for 2 years before moving to America.

Crystal Jigsaw said...

sounds like a lovely way to spend new years eve. It has been an incredible sky recently, I've been keeping a close eye on the moon.

Best wishes for a wonderful year, CJ xx