"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

We Need To Talk About Dalila…

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While I am happy a hen has adopted us,
Dalila is positively delighted.

But is her joy maternal or culinary…

Picture shows Dalila, my amazing cook, walking through the house with our hen

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10 responses

  1. Chicken tikka masala anyone?

    January 10, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    • The hen has barely been with us one week, but that’s already one week too long to sit comfortably in a curry!

      January 11, 2013 at 7:34 am

  2. Toffeeapple

    what a lovely picture, two beautiful females together. I love the way Dalila does her hair.

    January 11, 2013 at 12:37 am

    • And they both quietly rule our household with becoming grace!

      January 11, 2013 at 7:40 am

      • Toffeeapple

        You are blessed, sir.

        January 12, 2013 at 11:55 pm

        • Indeed!

          January 13, 2013 at 1:05 pm

  3. Nan

    Am so jealous. Always wanted to keep chickens!

    January 12, 2013 at 12:49 am

    • It was completely unplanned but now she’s adopted us it’s enormous fun!

      I’ve just given her some breakfast – a handful of yesterday’s leftover boiled rice. She really likes it.

      January 12, 2013 at 7:26 am

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