Some of my truest and most trusted friends are Ruth and Ian (and of course Lady the dog)
And who wouldn't want to live in this beautiful little corner of the world.(To all my northern hemisphere friends this must look like heaven; and it is)
Luckily last November, I had a big job of a whole house full of curtains which gained me a little bit of money to see me through over the summer break so I could spend a bit of time with these darlings without too much anxiety about my finances or place of abode.
BUT, I've had an idea! and you will have to wait for the next exciting instalment to find out just what that idea might be.....